Ministry Health and Growth

Articles on healthy church growth.

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?
21 Jun 2021

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…

"People were coming back to worship, but they weren't coming back to serving. It put us in a predicament that we honestly weren't prepared for.” Do you need to re-engage people in serving roles at your church? Tony shares an interview with one church that has done just that, and then he and Amy unpack the best practices and learnings you can apply in your own ministry context.
26 May 2021

Re-Engage Your People in SERVING – Episode 194 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

“People were coming back to worship, but they weren’t coming back to serving. It put us in a predicament that…

If you're try to measure church health only by tracking giving and attendance, then the last year has been very confusing. I don't think it's an overstatement to say most pastors have been struggling to get a pulse on the health of their ministries.
19 May 2021

New Benchmarks to Help You Make Ministry Decisions – Episode 193 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

If you’re try to measure church health only by tracking giving and attendance, then the last year has been very…

I could not be more excited this week to share with you my conversation with Dave Ferguson. Dave shares a few practical ways you can help lead your church to bless and build relationships with people outside the faith.
10 Feb 2021

5 Practices for Blessing & Reaching People Outside the Church – Episode 180 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

I could not be more excited this week to share with you my conversation with Dave Ferguson. Dave shares a…