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Articles by Tony Morgan.

Most churches start, grow, thrive, decline and eventually end. But I believe God’s plan for our churches is that they grow in maturity towards a peak of sustained health. How can you avoid getting stuck in one of these phases and succeed in experiencing sustained health?
Most churches start, grow, thrive, decline and eventually end. But I believe God’s plan for our churches is that they grow in maturity towards a peak of sustained health. How can you avoid getting stuck in one of these phases and succeed in experiencing sustained health?
10 Nov 2020

Understanding the 7 Phases of a Church’s Life Cycle | The Unstuck Church

Most churches start, grow, thrive, decline and eventually end. But I believe God’s plan for our churches is that they…

Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples. Because of that, it should be no surprise that the largest financial investment most churches make is on people, specifically the church staff. Let me do my best to address some of the common questions we receive on this topic.
Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples. Because of that, it should be no surprise that the largest financial investment most churches make is on people, specifically the church staff. Let me do my best to address some of the common questions we receive on this topic.
05 Nov 2020

The Money Series: How Much Should Churches Spend on Their Staff?

Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples. Because of that, it should be no surprise that…

The preservation phase is a challenging season for churches. The signs of decline and lack of health become obvious, but the pain typically isn’t bad enough to foster a desire for change. Wondering if your church is stuck here? Here are some of the characteristics of churches in the preservation phase.
The preservation phase is a challenging season for churches. The signs of decline and lack of health become obvious, but the pain typically isn’t bad enough to foster a desire for change. Wondering if your church is stuck here? Here are some of the characteristics of churches in the preservation phase.
25 Aug 2020

6 Signals a Church Must Change to Survive | The Unstuck Church

The preservation phase is a challenging season for churches. The signs of decline and lack of health become obvious, but…

Just reopening our church buildings for worship services without addressing the underlying issues that were causing the decline will not magically lead to churches becoming healthy in the future.
Just reopening our church buildings for worship services without addressing the underlying issues that were causing the decline will not magically lead to churches becoming healthy in the future.
22 May 2020

Think You Have a Strong Plan to Re-Open? Here’s What MOST Churches Are Missing (Based on conversations with 100+ pastors)

Just reopening our church buildings for worship services without addressing the underlying issues that were causing the decline will not…