By Dave Lescalleet
“This study was designed to give pastors and churches a primer on the importance of pastoral transition and to help them begin developing a theology of succession. It is broken up into three sections. The first examines … Read the rest
By Gordon Krater and Bill Hermann
“Leadership succession can make or break an organization, large or small. Less than a third of family businesses successfully transition from the first generation to the next. And fewer than 10 percent of near-retirement-age … Read the rest
By Carolyn Weese and J. Russell Crabtree
“Carolyn Weese and J. Russell Crabtree experts in the field of church leadership have written a nuts-and-bolts guide to developing a succession plan for smoothing pastoral transitions. Filled with strategies and solid advice, … Read the rest
By William Vanderbloemen and Warren Bird
“Every church and ministry goes through changes in leadership, and the issue is far bigger than the wave of pastors from the Baby Boomer generation who are moving toward retirement. When a pastor leaves … Read the rest
By John Finkelde
“Succession planning is a complex and difficult process.
Evasion and inaction are too often the order of the day as church leaders grapple with the challenges of leadership transitions.
In Next! John Finkelde shares extensively from contemporary … Read the rest