I was certain there would be a high level of subjectivity in the answers I would receive based upon the differences of church sizes, styles and staff cultures of those I asked. I was surprised to find an overall consensus on these three church staff positions.
While resumes can highlight a candidate’s previous accomplishments, their leadership skills and strengths, and their potential capacity for growth and effectiveness, what resumes cannot do is provide an accurate narrative as to why someone is now looking for a new role and a new church to join and serve alongside.
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