The time between one person leaving a position and a new person moving into that role is a good opportunity to do some evaluating and refreshing — and this is true for church ministry positions as well.
The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) offers assistance with this exact concept through its transitional pastor program, designed to help churches during interim periods to evaluate their ministries and to prepare for the coming of their new pastor.
Some 60 ministers and ministry leaders, primarily from Alabama, gathered at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega in April to learn more about the program and the work of transitional pastors. (continued…)
Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/transitional-pastor-program-great-way-to-help-churches/