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How to Turn Around a Church
Understand the needs of your community and help turn your church around.
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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.

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Clean Out the Sludge
A theology of turnaround for churches and their leaders.

Escaping Congregational Doldrums
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Even Healthy Churches Need to Change
"If it ain't broke" thinking leads nowhere.

Renewing Older Churches
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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

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Topics:Attitudes, Church Attendance, Controversy, Health, Motivation, Revivals, Vision
Filters:Aging, Church board, Management
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August 29, 2013  1:09pm

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April 13, 2011  5:22am

I'm leading a small church.In a very poor area and sick and unemployed!Most of my members new in the Lord and lot is deep rooted in culture and unsestrial worship.This material of yours is relevent and the best.God is using you in a mighty way.Pray for me and would love your any kind of help.God bless u.Pst. Nkunzi

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