Tag Archives: church growth

Something Wonderful

Yesterday, something wonderful happened, we had a guest join our Sunday morning small group; a guest who was thousands of miles away in a different country with a different accent in a different culture. This part made the day novel, … Continue reading

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Case Study: Making Changes

As time goes on, and as a church begins to be transformed back into vitality, growth and a place of healing, changes will need to be considered.  Changes are often made in worship style, preaching style, and music style for … Continue reading

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Case Study: From the Inside looking Out

Welcome back!  After taking a couple of days off from our case study, it’s time to get back into gear, and take a look at a seminal issue of church transformation, and that is the view from the inside out. … Continue reading

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Case Study: Appeal to Men

I hope the title today didn’t scare off the women!  This post is not in any way about denigrating, demeaning or neglecting women; quite the opposite! Churches in general, for about the last 40 to 45 years in the US … Continue reading

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Case Study: A New Way to See Things

When we were together yesterday, we went over some strategy ideas for Franklin Christian Church to use to begin their transformative process from a small and drifting congregation to a vital and active one where lives are changed for Christ. … Continue reading

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Case Study: Here We Go!

Now the fun begins; let’s get down to the nitty-gritty… Franklin Christian Church, our case study subject has a fascinating opportunity to change the lives of its people, and through them to make a signficant impact in its community for … Continue reading

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Case Study: An Introduction to “Strategy”

Welcome back to our Case Study; grab some coffee and pull up a chair! When we last met, my plan was to get right into the nitty-gritty of strategy, planning and action steps today, but then a funny thing happened … Continue reading

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Case Study: Meet the People

Welcome back to our case study of FCC.  Today we get to know a little more about the congregation… Out of the 60 members of FCC, roughly 35% are young adults ranging from 18 to 35 years of age, roughly … Continue reading

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Case Study: Initial Recommendations

Well, here we are again sitting around the conference table, getting ready to make a couple of recommendations to our brothers at  Franklin Christian Church. FIRST:  The Leadership Team needs to get together and craft a Biblical Vision Statement for … Continue reading

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Case Study: Leadership Basics

Welcome back to the conference room for today’s discussion about leadership basics.These basic ideas pertain not only to our case study of Franklin Christian Church, but to any leader anywhere, and if this was a book rather than a series … Continue reading

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