We’re so glad that you’re taking the time to invest in your church job search. This will give you definite advantages during your time of transition. We’ll walk with you step-by-step during your search, from start to finish.

If you learn better in a group environment, you may want to consider Bootcamp LIVE. It’s a six-week online gathering with a dozen of your job-seeking peers to allow you to take your learning even deeper. Bootcamp LIVE includes a weekly live call, peer-to-peer resume advice, and the opportunity to be in a small group setting with other ministry leaders that are currently asking the same questions you are.  You upgrade your experience here.

Here are the topics that we’ll discuss. Click on any topic to get started, but we recommend you watch these sequentially, starting with the first and working your way through.

Bootcamp Sessions and Topics:

Resources to Get You Started

When you are contemplating a change in your church job, it may cause you to question, refine, or even change your calling. So when do you know when to move on? When is the right time to start looking for your next church job?

When you are contemplating a change in your church job, it may cause you to question, refine, or even change your calling. So when do you know when to move on? When is the right time to start looking for your next church job?

What does it mean to bring your faith to bear in your work?  Ministry work can be exhausting.  Tim Keller shares some insightful truths that you may need to be reminded of as you begin your season of transition.

Your Presenters

Todd Rhoades

Todd has invested over 30 years in serving churches, having served as a worship pastor for over 15 years, a church elder for more than a decade, and in various ministry leadership roles in both the business and non-profit sectors. As the original founder and developer of ChurchStaffing.com, Todd fundamentally changed the way thousands of churches search for pastors and staff on the internet. Todd served for over a decade as a Director with Leadership Network, providing him exposure to the innovative trends in today’s church and inside knowledge of how healthy churches operate. A graduate of Cedarville University, Todd lives in Bryan, OH with his wife, Dawn.

Matt Steen

Matt has served the local church for over two decades as a youth pastor, church planter, and executive pastor. Originally from Baltimore, Matt currently lives in the Orlando, FL area with his wife Theresa, and has a B.S. in Youth Ministry from Nyack College and an M.Div. and MBA from Baylor University. Certified as an Urban Church Planter Coach by Redeemer City to City and as a StratOp facilitator by the Paterson Center, Matt has made a career of helping churches thrive through intentionality, clarity, and creating healthy cultures. He is convinced that a healthy church is led by a healthy team with great chemistry, and loves partnering with Chemistry’s churches to do great things for the Kingdom.

Need Additional Help With Your Search?

Check out these additional resources from our partners at ChurchResumes.com

Our video critique will take a look at your current resume and give specific recommendations to make drastic improvements. We’ll critique your resume based on our 20 resume benchmarks:

Ministry Stability | Ministry Experience | Current Employment | Employment Consistency | Education Level | Ministry Sustainability | Employment Timeline | Stage of Life | Family Dynamics | Online Presence | Picture Quality | Humbleness Quotient | Resume Presentation | Cover Letter | Video/Work Sample | Grammar and Spelling | Font Treatment | Contact Effectiveness | Resume File Format

We’ll compare your current resume against our 20 resume benchmarks. You’ll gain the knowledge to drastically improve your resume in 24 hours or less.

We’ll go over your Resume Self-Assessment step-by-step in our one-hour call together. We’ll discuss each of our 20 resume benchmarks along with specific recommendations to make your resume better. After you make the suggested edits to your resume, we’ll provided video feedback with any follow-up items

One-on-one mentoring during your transition will make a huge difference. You’ll have a trusted partner and confidant to work with your throughout the search process. We’ll dive into areas that are important to YOU…

Should I Say or Go? | Rediscovering/Clarifying Your Calling | Determining Your Best Fit | Resume Advice | Interview Preparation | Salary Negotiation
On-Site Visit Preparation | Family Health and Relationships | Literally Anything Transition-Related!