Why a Great Health Insurance Plan Will Attract the Right Candidates

We’ve all gone to the doctor’s office when they suggest undergoing more-than-anticipated testing or treatments and had the dreadful thought, “How much is this going to cost me out of pocket?” This experience is even more significant when this situation happens to your spouse or children.
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How church employee benefits drive engagement more than base pay

Pastors and ministry leaders may be experiencing the most challenging nine months of their careers right now. As churches navigate COVID-19, our pastors have stepped up and served the front lines as they balance planning for the unknown, comforting their congregation in new ways and adjusting to new technologies, seemingly overnight, all while maintaining their usual day-to-day tasks (virtually). … Read More

How Your Church Can Compensate You for Your Hard Work in 2020

Pastors and ministry leaders may be experiencing the most challenging nine months of their careers right now. As churches navigate COVID-19, our pastors have stepped up and served the front lines as they balance planning for the unknown, comforting their congregation in new ways and adjusting to new technologies, seemingly overnight, all while maintaining their usual day-to-day tasks (virtually). … Read More

How The Paycheck Protection Program Rescued Christian Organizations During COVID-19

How The Paycheck Protection Program Rescued Christian Organizations During COVID-19 By Sutton Turner The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provided unprecedented support for Christian organizations when COVID-19 became a global pandemic and the government enforced social distancing guidelines, preventing churches from gathering … Read More

2 Points to Clarify: Interview with Warren Throckmorton and Dave Bruskas

2 Points to Clarify: Interview with Warren Throckmorton and Dave Bruskas By Sutton Turner Since my interview with Warren Throckmorton and Dave Bruskas (Part 1, Part 2), several former elders and staff members of Mars Hill Church have reached out … Read More

Honest Answers to Hard Questions about Mars Hill Church – Part 2

Honest Answers to Hard Questions about Mars Hill Church – Part 2 By Sutton Turner and Dave Brukas Warren Throckmorton, Dave Bruskas and Sutton Turner discuss the fallout of Mars Hill Church and Mark Driscoll. Part 2 covers Mars Hill … Read More

Honest Answers to Hard Questions about Mars Hill Church – Pt 1

Honest Answers to Hard Questions about Mars Hill Church – Part 1 By Sutton Turner and Dave Bruskas Warren Throckmorton, Dave Bruskas and Sutton Turner discuss the fallout of Mars Hill Church and Mark Driscoll. Part 1 covers Formal Charges, … Read More

What Leaders Have Learned After Reopening Churches

What Leaders Have Learned After Reopening Churches By Sutton Turner —  CP Guest Contributor Church operation strategies look different for everyone right now as some churches continue to meet only online, some are fully back in person and many are … Read More

Christian organizations use EZ Form for 100% forgiveness of PPP Loans

Christian organizations use EZ Form for 100% forgiveness of PPP Loans By Sutton Turner — Chief Operating Officer of Vanderbloemen A couple of days ago, the SBA released an EZ PPP Loan Forgiveness Application that is truly easy. Within this … Read More

PPP funds still available for Christian organizations if they apply before June 30th

PPP funds still available for Christian organizations if they apply before June 30th By Sutton Turner — Chief Operating Officer of Vanderbloemen On March 19th, I began to pray for the inclusion of Christian organizations in the bill as it … Read More

Pastoral Lessons from Mars Hill Church E8: Recovering After Crisis

Pastoral Lessons from Mars Hill Church E8: Recovering After Crisis By Sutton Turner Join Ryan Williams, Dave Bruskas, and Sutton Turner as they reflect on their time at Mars Hill Church in Seattle and share lessons they have learned that … Read More

Pastoral Lessons from Mars Hill Church E7: Lessons on Power

“Healthy things Grow” is a saying that I repeated at Mars Hill, but our leadership was NOT healthy. Similar to the previous podcasts, there were two levels at Mars Hill Chruch. One for the congregation and members, and another for leadership. Many former members miss the health, transparency, and trust of their Mars Hill community as well as the practice of repentance through Redemption Groups. However, none of these things existed at the highest level of leadership at Mars Hill Church. … Read More

Pastoral Lessons from Mars Hill Church E4: Lessons on Money

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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Pastoral Lessons from Mars Hill Church E5: Lessons on Discipleship

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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Reorganization: Building a Complementary Team With Pastor Dave Bruskas

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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Reallocating Resources After COVID-19 With Dave Bruskas (1 Timothy 5:1-3,8)

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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Pastoral Lessons from Mars Hill Church E6: Lessons on Narcissism (with Dr Chuck DeGroat)

“Healthy things Grow” is a saying that I repeated at Mars Hill, but our leadership was NOT healthy. Similar to the previous podcasts, there were two levels at Mars Hill Chruch. One for the congregation and members, and another for leadership. Many former members miss the health, transparency, and trust of their Mars Hill community as well as the practice of repentance through Redemption Groups. However, none of these things existed at the highest level of leadership at Mars Hill Church. … Read More

How To Connect New Online Attendees To Your Church Small Groups

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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How To Lovingly Restructure Staff During COVID-19

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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CARES Act PPP Update: Clarity From SBA On Loan Calculation & More

Vanderbloemen Search Group, a retained executive search firm based in Houston, has named Sutton Turner as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sutton Turner brings a combined 23 years of business and ministry experience to his role as COO as Vanderbloemen prepares for growth into the future.
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