Hire for Agility

2014 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2014 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, William Vanderbloemen encourages pastors to hire new staff for agility more than anything else. William Vanderbloemen is President and CEO of Vanderbloemen Search Group, an executive search firm that helps churches and ministries find key staff and build great teams. He is also the author of Next: Pastoral Succession That Works and a sought-after speaker on pastoral leadership and succession. 


Which of William’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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In a time of cultural tension and change, may we take the advice of William by hiring staff whom we know will respond to change with agility and flexibility. Our future ministries will thank us. 


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