Resource Library

Here are just a few of the resources that we’ve developed for you and your church staff team,,,

restructuring playbook: A guidebook for restructuring your church staff

The world is changing at a lightning pace these days and it can be hard to keep up, especially in the church. Church leaders know that leading change can be treacherous in the church world and that the hardest part is often knowing where to start. That’s why we have created Chemistry Staffing’s Restructuring Playbook. This playbook will give you the tools you need to analyze your current ministry, determine what works and what doesn’t, and develop a plan to shift your current ministry programming, budget, and staffing to a more effective structure for the season ahead. 

Onboarding Playbook: A Guidebook for New Employee Onboarding in Churches

The truth is, you can have the best search process on Earth, but if you fail to onboard your new staff member well, the chances of this becoming a long-term, healthy fit decline significantly from day one. One of the most forgotten portions of the search process is the onboarding plan. As you develop your search plan, take the time to intentionally develop an onboarding plan to be implemented after your candidate accepts the position. Being intentional to help walk through one of the most stressful times in someone’s life will build a solid foundation that will pay huge benefits in the season to come.

Staff transition playbook: a guidebook for healthy transition in churches

The truth is, you can have the best search process on Earth, but if you fail to onboard your new staff member well, the chances of this becoming a long-term, healthy fit decline significantly from day one. One of the most forgotten portions of the search process is the onboarding plan. As you develop your search plan, take the time to intentionally develop an onboarding plan to be implemented after your candidate accepts the position. Being intentional to help walk through one of the most stressful times in someone’s life will build a solid foundation that will pay huge benefits in the season to come.

Church online strategy: Choosing your church's path moving forward

We’ll guide you through the five online ministry models that you have to choose from and help you determine which one is right for your church.
We Never Thought This Would Happen. No one would have imagined that a global pandemic would shutter virtually every church building in America for at least three full months. But it did.

Nearly 300,000 churches needed to pivot from in-person services to online gatherings practically overnight.

Church online strategy: how to budget and staff for your church's online strategy

We’ve put together a great resource that will walk you through the questions most church leaders are asking: How should I staff and budget for our church’s online ministry. This 17-page strategy guide is available for you to download (for free) right now.

Church online strategy: sample job descriptions for your church's online strategy

What should your structure, budget, and staffing look like for your church’s online ministry? We’ve put together a free 40-page downloadable resource to help guide you through the key roles (either volunteer or paid staff) that you’ll need to properly lead your church’s online offerings going forward. We’ve included sample job descriptions for Online Campus Pastors, Digital Discipleship Directors, Communications/Social Media Directors, and Online Weekend Services Producer.

before you go: questions every pastor must ask before moving to a new church

Everyone wants to leave well.  But how?  It starts with asking the right questions.  In his short book, “Before You Go”, Wade Hodges helps you answer the questions that everyone should be asking themselves before they leave and move on to a new church.  Enjoy this free download from Chemistry Staffing!

when to leave: how to know when it's time to move on (before you stay way too long)

Should I stay or should I go?” We get asked this question all the time.  Determining when to leave your current ministry role can sometimes be very complicated.  In his short book “When to Leave”, Wade Hodges helps you decipher exactly when it’s time to move on (before you stay way too long).  Enjoy this free download from Chemistry Staffing

the full-time youth pastor compensation survey - 2020

According to this year’s findings, the national average for a full-time youth pastor is up almost 3%.  Download this year’s compensation survey to find out the average salaries of youth pastors based on church size, youth group size, church budget, education, denomination, and more. 

Christmas disrupted: 6 questions to ask when making plans for christmas

We all agree that Christmas 2020 will be unlike any other. With so many restrictions and uncertainties, how do you put together a plan you can have confidence in, and that will meet your congregants’ needs? The Christmas Disrupted resource was developed to help you do just that

20 things you should know about your candidates before you interview them

Our free “20 Things” download is a list of twenty things you should know about a candidate before you pick up the phone or schedule an interview. These are just a sampling of the 100 data points that make up our precision matching system, and they are a great place for your search to start.