"Hiring a minister is one of the most important decisions that church leaders can make. It affects the health, stability, and growth of the local congregation. Nothing is better than a minister and congregation that match one another. Few things are worse than poorly planned hires. Wil Perkins has explored the ups and downs of 25 years of ministry and outlined a 12-step process that will help guide congregations to the right minister and ministers to the right churches."