- Setting a church employee’s salary: Contact Colby and he can run a report specific to your context.
- "How To" videos on staff compensation questions from ChurchSalary.com
- Honoraria for guest preachers - how much should we give to a guest preacher as an honorarium?
- Calculating Benefits, from ChurchSalary.com
- Church Budgeting: 5 Ways to Take Care of Your Staff by Lifeway Research
"Second Chair" Pastors
- Leading from the Second Chair: Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams, by Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson
- "What Future Pastors Need Right Now" - an article from LifeWay
- See also Lige Reed's recommendations under staff recommendations in the bibliography.
Women in Ministry
- "Leadership Roles of Women Dividing Protestant Denominations" by Lifeway Research
- The ministry of women and credentialing
- Prepared - developing the gifts of female leaders in the Evangelical Free Church of America
- An interview with Gloria Grell of Prepared by Kevin Kompelien
- An interview with the leaders of Prepared by EFCA West
- See also Jane Schaible's recommendations HERE
- "The Hammer and the Pulpit: Pursuing bivocational ministry wherever the Lord has placed you", by Barry Hannant in the EFCA Blog
- "Making Bivo Better" from EFCA Today
- Resources for Bivocational Insights from EFCA Today
Alternative Training Avenues
- Certificate program at TEDS. See more info in this video.
- Cedarville Bible Minor online
- Online Bible Commentary by The Gospel Coalition
- The Brookside Institute - (hosted by Brookside EFC in Omaha) Creating and collecting content that builds and reinforces foundations of the Christian faith
- 4D Leadership Program (residencies and internships) (hosted by Brookside EFC in Omaha)
- Pathways - We help underserved church leaders plant and develop healthy churches around the world
- Rural Church Training by Oak Hills Christian College, all online
- Storytelling workshop in KC - improve your preaching by learning better storytelling methods