Some churches that find their sails hanging listlessly have lost touch with their community's current needs. While the gospel never changes, the cultural attitudes that shape how these truths are presented do change. Use these articles to understand the needs of your community and help turn your church around.
This Resource contains all of the following:
Clean Out the Sludge
A theology of turnaround for churches and their leaders.
Escaping Congregational Doldrums
When a church languishes, sometimes the causes are hidden
Even Healthy Churches Need to Change
"If it ain't broke" thinking leads nowhere.
Renewing Older Churches
Churches older than 40 need a plan to stay fit.
Resurrecting the Lazarus Church
Breathing new life into a dying congregation isn't an easy task, but it is possible.
Back From the Brink
Five factors in successful turnarounds
How They Did It
How three churches made turnarounds
Five Markers of Church Progress
Mile-markers help us know what kind of progress we're making