Episode 612: Hiring Skills, Part 1

In Episode 612 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss discerning character, chemistry, and competency when hiring staff and volunteer leaders.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How you discern for character
  • What interviewing for character means

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “When you think about the team you are leading, you want to be able to trust them.” – @danielsangi
  • “Immediately I think about Philippians 2, where we are called to adopt the same attitude of Jesus.” – @danielsangi
  • “Ultimately, everyone on your team should be living a lifestyle in dependence on God.” – @danielsangi
  • “The character piece is tricky when it comes to interviewing because you don’t have the long view.” – @danielsangi
  • “Character is one of the key places you can hone in on when calling references.” – @toddadkins
  • “Character is one of those things that you can only discover over time.” – @danielsangi
  • “Hiring internally is the best way to go when it comes to recruiting volunteers, leaders, and ministry staff.” – @danielsangi

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Published July 19, 2021