Guiding a church from being unhealthy to being healthy is never about giving them “tips and tricks” and taking on lots of new strategies; it’s about discovering the small number of actual solutions to their unique challenges and dysfunctions. This is why it’s important to assess your church’s health.
When The Malphurs Group works with a church in our Strategic Envisioning process, we guide the church through a revitalization team selection process. We want to share what we’ve learned through our years of working with churches through this process. Here are three principles for selecting members of your Revitalization Team.
Congregations must “count the cost,” and assess its readiness to change (especially if there is question) before beginning a church revitalization process.
Declining churches often feel that they would be growing, if it weren’t for that one church down the road, but it’s time to stop blaming other churches and seeing them as competition.
The world is full of darkness. The endless news of violence, tragedy, and pain is enough to make a person never want to leave their house. We know that the world has been dark since the fall of mankind, but the darkness in our age feels even darker and more oppressive. Here are six practical things your church can do to thrive in a post-Christian world.