Healthy Congregations Know When to Adapt – Part 1

Given the high-change environment in which we find ourselves, adapting is a primary focus for healthy, forward-leaning congregations. Those who learn quickly, pivot their practices and embody the Kingdom of God in life-giving ways will flourish. So can we predict...

Every Church Must Adapt to Process of Change

How much do you consider yourself a change agent? If you are a pastor, a church staff member or lay leader, then welcome to the world of change management. Every congregation is in the process of adapting to this new postmodern context in which we find ourselves....

How Churches Can Measure Their Significance

What does a new generation desire from the church? This subject is addressed in Rachel Held Evans’ new book, “Searching For Sunday: Loving, Leaving and Finding the Church,” which a group at my congregation is studying on Wednesday evenings....