Like the predicament that Joshua faced in motivating Israel to conquer the entire Promised Land, it is hard to keep a church motivated. Churches can far too easily stop short of fulfilling all of God's purposes for them, but that doesn't have to be the case. Ben Merold shares how your church ...
April 27, 2015
Church transitions offer an incredible opportunity if led well, but most often we hear of transitions gone bad. Church consultant trainer John Ewart discusses the biggest mistake he has seen churches make and how to avoid it. (From a session at the Society for Church Consulting's training in 2014.)
April 21, 2015
"I know that's a controversial statement," says Stephen Gray at Turnaround 20/20. "We don't like to think in those terms. But between 30,000 and 40,000 churches over the last decade have closed their doors for good."
July 22, 2014
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Should we not be concerned with the people in our cities? That is the question posed at the end of the book of Jonah and the conclusion of Pastor Tim Harlow’s opening session at the NACC conference. Borrowing from the inspiration of Reverend Samuel Shoemaker, we are reminded of our ...
April 07, 2015
"I've coached about 80 pastors in turnaround situations over the last four years. None of them saw traction toward their turnaround until they finally dealt with a third issue." Pastor, consultant and author Don Ross continues the story of his own church and discusses this third critical issue in turnaround. ...
March 10, 2015
When it comes to successful pastor mentoring, "It's the old two-steps-forward-one-step-back approach," says Rev. Esther Cottrell. Some church boards ask her if the denomination's coaching works 100%. "Sometimes yes, sometimes no," she says. "It all depends if you follow the program."
February 13, 2015
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