The CHARIS website hosts critical, contemporary conversations through invited blog posts and online essays. The Siburt Institute manages the Church portion, which features posts from small-church ministers, scholars, elders, and more.
Originally compiled by Charles Siburt, this resource includes materials designed to help churches navigate ministerial transitions in constructive ways. Some of the materials included are sample job descriptions, interviewing tips, compensation negotiation information, and recommendations for developing a healthy overall process.
Administered annually to compare ministers' compensation packages, including allowances and benefits. The survey also compares years of ministry experience, educational background and other similar factors.
The purpose of the Ministers Support Network is to offer ministers and spouses encouragement, fellowship, and renewal in a safe and supportive environment designed to facilitate sharing and listening without being intrusive or invasive.