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God has called you to start a church or a ministry. But what happens after you’ve said “yes” to this call? What steps do you take to ensure you protect this calling?

For 20 years, StartCHURCH has helped over 19,000 churches, ministries, and nonprofits get started, stay in compliance, and get financially and administratively organized.

Beyond the Call podcast provides in-depth insight on the administrative challenges churches and ministries often face along with the information you need to make informed decisions as you lead your church or ministry.

Listen to Beyond the Call episodes to learn about important topics like:
  • What it means to be a 501(c)(3) organization
  • How to grow a church or ministry’s finances
  • Running a successful board meeting
  • The ins and outs of setting up an ordination program
  • The many tax benefits available to pastors
  • And so much more!

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Meet the Hosts

Mariel Villarreal

Mariel is the Digital Content Specialist at StartCHURCH. Every day she creates content to provide pastors and ministers with the resources they need to start and protect their dreams. Whether she is editing a blog or hosting an episode of Beyond the Call podcast, she is passionate about equipping and encouraging leaders in their God-given callings.

Nathan Camp

Having been a church planter and staff pastor, Nathan brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the StartCHURCH team through his role as the Chief Executive Officer. He desires to see churches and ministries equipped and inspired to pursue the dreams God has put in their hearts.

Bruce Wham

Bruce is a pastor at a local church and is also a church planting specialist at StartCHURCH. He provides simple solutions to legal and administrative needs for pastors and ministry leaders. Bruce loves hearing people’s stories about how the Lord has led them to take the next steps into their calling.

Christine Bové

Reverend Christine works on StartCHURCH’s Digital Products Team. Every day, Christine serves to create products to better the lives of pastors and ministry leaders. She also serves as a StartSITES Creative Specialist and serves on the Tech Support Team. She is passionate about curating experiences to help pastors and ministry leaders, equipping them to serve their best and make their dreams come true.

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