The Healthy Church Hub

In this episode, we sit down with Todd Rukes, founder and president of Rukes Search Group, a staffing firm for churches and nonprofits.

Todd has over a decade of ministry experience in various roles, including worship pastor, director of human resources, executive pastor, and senior director of communications. In this conversation, we discuss the challenges and opportunities in building a thriving church staff.

  • Mistakes pastors make when a staff member considers leaving.
  • Challenges pastors face in blending pastoral leadership with HR issues.
  • Importance of focusing on a few strong ministries for church impact.
  • Shifting towards volunteer positions and engaging church members.

Listen in as we have a conversation about building a thriving church staff team!

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  • LinkedIn
  • Email: todd (at)

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