life cycle

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…

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…

A few weeks ago we hosted a private webinar for folks who pre-ordered their copies of The Unstuck Church. The group that participated sent in questions ahead of time, and we thought a few of them might be good ones to answer for blog readers as well. Here were a few of those questions and how we answered them:
A few weeks ago we hosted a private webinar for folks who pre-ordered their copies of The Unstuck Church. The group that participated sent in questions ahead of time, and we thought a few of them might be good ones to answer for blog readers as well. Here were a few of those questions and how we answered them:
29 Jun 2017

The Unstuck Church: Reader Questions Answered

A few weeks ago we hosted a private webinar for folks who pre-ordered their copies of The Unstuck Church. The…

There are 7 stages in a typical church's life cycle that range from the hopeful, optimistic days of launch, to the stagnating last stages of life support. In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I unpack each phase of the church lifecycle, and offer specific and strategic next steps you can take to find your way to sustained health ... and finally become unstuck.
There are 7 stages in a typical church's life cycle that range from the hopeful, optimistic days of launch, to the stagnating last stages of life support. In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I unpack each phase of the church lifecycle, and offer specific and strategic next steps you can take to find your way to sustained health ... and finally become unstuck.
18 May 2017

7 Phases in the Life of a Church | The Leadership Unstuck Podcast

There are 7 stages in a typical church’s life cycle that range from the hopeful, optimistic days of launch, to…