Growing Strategies

Churches drift towards an insider-focus over time—more attention is given to discipleship of Christ followers than to effective outreach and evangelism. How do you fight that tendency?
Churches drift towards an insider-focus over time—more attention is given to discipleship of Christ followers than to effective outreach and evangelism. How do you fight that tendency?
11 Sep 2019

Pre-Guest Church Engagement – Episode 110 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Churches drift towards an insider-focus over time—more attention is given to discipleship of Christ followers than to effective outreach and…

One of the key differences between healthy growing and declining churches is that healthier churches have home-based groups as one of the primary ministries of the church. I sat down with Chris Suratt, author and small group expert at LifeWay Christian Resources, to learn how to develop leaders for effective home-based small groups.
One of the key differences between healthy growing and declining churches is that healthier churches have home-based groups as one of the primary ministries of the church. I sat down with Chris Suratt, author and small group expert at LifeWay Christian Resources, to learn how to develop leaders for effective home-based small groups.
19 Jun 2019

Developing Leaders for Small Groups – Episode 98 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

One of the key differences between healthy growing and declining churches is that healthier churches have home-based groups as one…

My team and I at The Unstuck Group recently partnered up with Blackbaud to survey church leaders across the country and find out more about how church leaders are defining and measuring engagement. Why? Because I'm hearing that word come up more and more often when we're serving churches.
My team and I at The Unstuck Group recently partnered up with Blackbaud to survey church leaders across the country and find out more about how church leaders are defining and measuring engagement. Why? Because I'm hearing that word come up more and more often when we're serving churches.
24 Apr 2019

Church Engagement Report 2019 – Episode 90 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

My team and I at The Unstuck Group recently partnered up with Blackbaud to survey church leaders across the country…

We always talk about how assessing church health is really about a mix of both numbers and stories, and that's true. We need the stories to confirm what the numbers are telling us. The challenge with stories, though, is that we can never know everybody's story at a specific moment in time.
We always talk about how assessing church health is really about a mix of both numbers and stories, and that's true. We need the stories to confirm what the numbers are telling us. The challenge with stories, though, is that we can never know everybody's story at a specific moment in time.
03 Apr 2019

Reliable Metrics for Church Health & Growth – Episode 87 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

We always talk about how assessing church health is really about a mix of both numbers and stories, and that’s…