Growing Strategies

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…

They're just trying to decide whether or not to come back. And we hit 'em with everything we've got. In this episode, Tony and Amy share practices churches should avoid if they want to connect with new guests.
They're just trying to decide whether or not to come back. And we hit 'em with everything we've got. In this episode, Tony and Amy share practices churches should avoid if they want to connect with new guests.
30 Jan 2019

4 Worst Practices for Connecting with New Guests – Episode 78 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

They’re just trying to decide whether or not to come back. And we hit ’em with everything we’ve got. In…

You can find a lot of opinions about how people are doing multisite, but we see far less written about the actual outcomes of different multisite models and strategies. Whether you're leading a multisite church or just considering it someday, this episode is packed with practical application to make you more effective and help you avoid costly missteps.
You can find a lot of opinions about how people are doing multisite, but we see far less written about the actual outcomes of different multisite models and strategies. Whether you're leading a multisite church or just considering it someday, this episode is packed with practical application to make you more effective and help you avoid costly missteps.
09 Jan 2019

Ready or Not for Multisite? (Revisited) Episode 75 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

You can find a lot of opinions about how people are doing multisite, but we see far less written about…

I started thinking about how open to change people seem at the beginning of the year, and I wondered, if I could help churches make some New Year's Resolutions, what would they be? I came up with four. Sean and I unpacked them in this first episode of 2019.
I started thinking about how open to change people seem at the beginning of the year, and I wondered, if I could help churches make some New Year's Resolutions, what would they be? I came up with four. Sean and I unpacked them in this first episode of 2019.
02 Jan 2019

Tony’s 2019 Resolutions for Churches – Episode 74 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

I started thinking about how open to change people seem at the beginning of the year, and I wondered, if…