How We Help Churches
It is a difficult moment in time to be a church leader. Questions are abundant. Answers
seem elusive. What does God want from each one of us as we seek to make disciples in a culture that seems to be moving away from God, not to Him?
At the Effective Church Group, we would love to come alongside you to share the journey. Through our experience of more than 1000 congregations and their leaders, we have learned what practices are more likely to be effective and which only end up in frustration.
Here’s how we grow churches . . .
Your Partner In Ministry
Whatever you’re facing – staff changes, space restrictions, attendance decline, aging members, conflict, outreach issues, time management, low church esteem – we’ve been there and done that. We’ll be there for you, too.
There is a fundamental flaw in the church of the early 21st century. We have identified it quite clearly, but talk is inadequate. As the old GI Joe commercial went, knowing is half the […]
Perhaps you’ve noticed, our culture is often evaluating church in a negative fashion. Church people are perceived as being hypocritical, looking very different in life expression than the claims from faith identity. And, in […]
Effective church leadership is the most glamourless, thankless, and frustrating job on the planet.
I make that emphatic statement based on two observations. First, I’m unaware of any other sector, profit or non-profit, that is […]
I had a conversation with a pastor recently who shared that in his family of origin, “failure was not an option.” And so, he was a careful planner who sought to get “all the […]
Church members don’t generally want to have their church compared to a business, but sometimes they just can’t help themselves and they fall into the metaphor themselves.
The board meeting had a motion on the […]
Have you heard? The world is ending September 23. Nibiru, or infamous Planet X, is coming. All humanity shall perish. Okay, Nibiru was also supposed to come in 1995, 2003, and 2012. But…
I like […]