[NOTE: The second edition offers revised questions and 10% more content than the first edition, particularly in the areas of negotiating compensation, leaving your current call gracefully, and starting your new call well.]
This 64-page workbook is a comprehensive resource for the Christian clergyperson seeking a new congregational ministry position. Each section offers tips and reflection questions with ample space to respond. The workbook covers the following topics:
How do I know when the time is right to make a move?
What does a “good fit” position look like for me?
How do I attend to gaps in the experience I have and the experience I must have?
How do I get my materials in front of a search team?
How do I tell my story to search teams?
How do I prepare spiritually, mentally, and emotionally for interviews?
What do I wear for interviews?
How can I reflect on interview experiences in helpful ways?
How do I get the real story on congregations I’m interested in?
How do I deal with search team gaffes?
How do I juggle different search timelines?
How do I navigate searching while serving elsewhere?
How do I navigate searching while not serving elsewhere?
How do I make good use of a search team’s “no"?
What else do I need to make a good decision if a call is extended?
How do I negotiate compensation?
How do I leave my current call well?
How do I get off to a good start in my new call?
The workbook concludes with links to additional resources.
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