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.
It’s an exciting time to be a pastor. It’s equally exciting to be a consultant. You have to stay on your toes. These times are changing from moment to moment.
For some time, the Effective […]
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No matter what, most resolutions are broken before the second week of January rolls around.
Good intentions pave the road to yesterday’s results.
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One of the most frustrating realities about a turnaround is that it takes more time to get ready for a successful turnaround than it does to grow a church.
Let me explain.
There are Several Ways […]