Pasror talking to another church????

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  1. Gubsanchez

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    Could some pastors (or those that have been or search committies) give me some advice regarding talking to another church. This church I'm talking to has 4 people they are looking at and putting those 4 people through each process. Example, phone interview, coming up to meet and talk with them, questioniar, and then they are going to hear each of the four preach.
    Question: Is this the normal process, to put 4 candidates through such a process. Or is is the normal to deal with just one at a time. Or are both ways used.
    Your Thoughts
    Gub
     
  2. Pastor J

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    In IFB circles, it is normally 1 person at a time. However, that isn't always the case. I personally don't care for the idea of 4 at a time because it becomes a popularity contest, versus finding the Lords will.

    Is this church in Florida by chance?
     
  3. PastorSBC1303

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    It is done in different ways by different churches. However I would say that one person at a time is the best way. Otherwise it becomes a horse and pony show of comparing and contrasting instead of truly seeking the Lord's person for the position.
     
  4. Gubsanchez

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    Yes, it's in Florida. Are you one of the three??????

    Gub
     
  5. Pastor J

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    Gub,

    I just sent you a PM

    PJ
     
  6. Lagardo

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    This is common although not the best way IMHO. It seems less like seeking God's will and more like a beauty contest.


    And I never did look good in a swimsuit.
     
  7. EdSutton

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    Me neither! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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