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

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


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Topics:Attitudes, Church Attendance, Controversy, Health, Motivation, Revivals, Vision
Filters:Aging, Church board, Management
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Joe Vezi

August 29, 2013  1:09pm

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Sithembele Nkunzi

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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