Practical Ministry Skills
Communicating and Initiating Change
Strategize for smooth transitions to bring positive, God-honoring change to your church.
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Change is integral to any ministry, but, as any church leader can attest, it is very rarely received without resistance. Change is difficult and it is often scary. An effective leader must anticipate the concerns that may arise and communicate the change in such a way that will ease the transition. And the first few steps are the most important, as people come to understand and take ownership of the vision.

This 18-page resource will help you get everyone on board as you introduce change in your church.

NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting.

This Resource contains all of the following:

Before You Introduce Change
Vision casting isn't step one, or even step two.

Smooth the Way for Change
Four steps to help you avoid unnecessary battles.

How to Change Your Church
Consider these key ingredients for leading your church through change.

Ten Tips for Navigating Change
How to remain cool, calm, and objective throughout the process.

Lay-Initiated Change
How can your volunteer leaders best initiate change?

A Fly Fisherman's Guide to Change
Encouraging change is about casting a line into a distant pool to see who bites.

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Topics:Change, Direction, Ending a ministry, Expansion, Growth, New ministries, Transitions
Filters:Management, Pastor, Pastoral care, Youth ministry
References:Psalm 127:1, Proverbs 15:22, 1 Thessalonians 2:7, Proverbs 14:8
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August 24, 2011  8:18pm

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Dereje Tadesse

August 20, 2011  2:42am

I see these materials very relevant and important for us ministering in developing countries. However, it is difficult to access them since we have to pay some amount. Is there the chance to access them free of charge or can you look for opportunity to sponsor at least some of us that are interested in these vital materials? Thank you and God bless you!!

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