The Importance of Succession Planning for Long-Term Church Health

The Importance of Succession Planning for Long-Term Church Health

In the life of every church, there comes a time when leadership must be passed from one generation to the next. Whether due to retirement, a change in calling, or unexpected circumstances, pastoral transitions are inevitable. However, many churches find themselves...
Three Reasons to Become a Church Consultant (and One Reason You Shouldn’t)

Three Reasons to Become a Church Consultant (and One Reason You Shouldn’t)

Going on the journey to being a church consultant, or a “Guide” as we call it at The Malphurs Group, is more than a career choice—it’s a calling. Before I joined the leadership team, my path began in the trenches, working directly with churches...
Toxic Leadership: Controlling and Manipulative Pastors Wreaking Havoc in the Church

Toxic Leadership: Controlling and Manipulative Pastors Wreaking Havoc in the Church

The Church Revitalization Podcast – Episode 209 Controlling, manipulative, and outright abusive pastors are harming congregations across America. While exact statistics are hard to come by, some studies suggest that up to 30% of pastors may exhibit narcissistic...