But if a church is on a downward trend, how can it turn around? Taking Your Church to the Next Level explains the impact of age and size on churches and outlines the improvements that must be made at each point for a church to remain fruitful and faithful to its mission. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
Taking Your Church to the Next Level: What Got You Here Won't Get You There - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Mcintosh deftly describes the cycles of fruitfulness and the importance of continual improvement to diminish destructive forces that keep a congregation from its mission.
Can These Bones Live: A Practical Guide to Church RevitalizationB&H Books - Churches are closing today at an alarming rate. Pastors are disillusioned, church members are discouraged, and the world has lost interest. Can this disturbing tide be stemmed? Bill Henard believes that there is hope for the established church – for your church. Some people may have already pronounced the church “dead, ” but these dead bones can live.
Whether your church is seven years old or one-hundred and seventy, direction, you may be seeing evidences that your church needs vision, and revitalization. Don’t lose hope. Your church can live. .
From Embers to a Flame: How God Can Revitalize Your ChurchP & R Publishing - A pastor, seminary teacher, and conference speaker, Harry Reeder has long specialized in church revitalization. He deftly alerts us to potential problems in our churches, helps us to recognize our weaknesses and opportunities, and guides us in applying biblically based strategies for rekindling the flames of godly growth.
Whether your church is healthy or struggling, the biblical principles in this book point the way to greater spiritual vitality.
Re:Vision: The Key to Transforming Your ChurchBaker Books - Trusted church consultants equip pastors who want to re-envision their role and lead a successful church turnaround.
There's Hope for Your Church: First Steps to Restoring Health and GrowthBaker Books - In the face of shrinking attendance and lagging spiritual growth, pastors and church leaders are understandably discouraged and demoralized. A startling 85% of churches in the US are plateaued or declining, a trend that has been building for the past fifty years. The street-smart ideas and step-by-step instructions found in this book are ones that pastors and church leaders can put to use immediately in their churches to bring about solid growth and renewed hope for the future.
. Church health expert gary mcintosh offers this hope by showing church leaders the first things they need to do to make a new start for their church. God can and does restore churches to new life, even as he restores individuals. But the first step to turning things around is hope.
Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision, Capture Culture, and Create MovementJossey-Bass - He guides churches away from an internal focus to emphasize participation in their community and surrounding culture. In this important book, Mancini offers an approach for rethinking what it means to lead with clarity as a visionary. Mancini explains that each church has a culture that reflects its particular values, thoughts, attitudes, and actions and shows how church leaders can unlock their church's individual DNA and unleash their congregation's one-of-a-kind potential.
Written by church consultant will Mancini expert on a new kind of visioning process to help churches develop a stunningly unique model of ministry that leads to redemptive movement.
How to Break Growth Barriers: Revise Your Role, Release Your People, and Capture Overlooked Opportunities for Your ChurchBaker Books - Other churches have experienced declining or static attendance--many of them for decades. This requires a shift of focus from the shepherd as the primary caregiver to shepherd as developer and coach of many caregivers. They're also newly updated to reflect our changing culture, including helpful charts and checklists for self-evaluation.
The authors show pastors how to communicate a vision for the future and then how to lead the congregation into the paradigms necessary for potentially limitless growth. The strategies found in this book are not only tried and true, and taken from a biblical perspective of a "harvest" vision. Frustrated pastors and church leaders want growth methods that work, but without adding to pastoral fatigue.
How to Break Growth Barriers: Revise Your Role, Release Your People, and Capture Overlooked Opportunities for Your Church - How to break growth barriers argues that growth comes when effective leadership and lay-empowerment skills work hand in hand. Some churches grow rapidly, only to hit a ceiling.
Thriving Churches in the Twenty-First Century: 10 Life-Giving Systems for Vibrant MinistryKregel Academic & Professional - Using the analogy of the human body, spiritual disciplines, mentoring, corporate intercession, Thriving Churches in the Twenty-First Century explores the ten interacting systems that make up a healthy church body such as spiritual energy, and team ministry.
One Size Doesn't Fit All: Bringing Out the Best in Any Size ChurchRevell - Gary l. One size doesn't Fit All. Church Life. Growth. Different churches grow in different ways. This book will help you figure out your church's orientation and show the way to healthy growth. McIntosh.
The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the ChurchJossey-Bass - In the present future, mcneal identifies the six most important realities that church leaders must address including: recapturing the spirit of Christianity and replacing "church growth" with a wider vision of kingdom growth; developing disciples instead of church members; fostering the rise of a new apostolic leadership; focusing on spiritual formation rather than church programs; and shifting from prediction and planning to preparation for the challenges of an uncertain world.
McIntosh. Mcneal contends that by changing the questions church leaders ask themselves about their congregations and their plans, new purpose, they can frame the core issues and approach the future with new eyes, and new ideas. In this provocative book, author, consultant, and church leadership developer Reggie McNeal debunks these and other old assumptions and provides an overall strategy to help church leaders move forward in an entirely different and much more effective way.
The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church - Church Life. One size doesn't Fit All. Also available: the present future dvd collection 978-0-7879-8673-5, Reggie McNeal's DVD presentation of the ideas and insights featured in his best-selling book. Gary l. Growth.
What Every Pastor Should Know: 101 Indispensable Rules of Thumb for Leading Your ChurchBaker Books - From advertising to facilities to visitation, this valuable book offers the practical help that leaders need, just when they need it most. Pastors and church leaders are constantly faced with strategic questions. Gary l. One size doesn't Fit All. McIntosh. Church Life. They'll get the answers they're looking for all in one place.
This comprehensive guide will become one of the most valuable books in a leader's library. How much staff does the church need? how many workers are needed in the nursery this month? when is the right time to start a second worship service? How many people should we train for evangelism this year? How does seating and parking impact worship attendance? When church leaders have questions about planning, running, or growing their churches, they need answers fast!What Every Pastor Should Know offers pastors and leaders 101 valuable rules and "sacred" laws to help answer real-life ministry questions.
What Every Pastor Should Know: 101 Indispensable Rules of Thumb for Leading Your Church - Growth. Never again will they wonder if they based critical decisions on the right information.