It does not matter what “RE” word works for you—revitalize, renew, re-envision, reinvent, redevelop restart, replant, resurrect—there is a three-day “retreat” you ought to attend. It is called a Congregational Champions Retreat.
Dying-to-Restart Download this FREE ebook. We are pleased to share this new ebook with you from Exponential authored by Greg Wiens and Dan Turner. It make multiple references to George Bullard’s work on the congregational life cycle (and gives George credit which is even better) as it talks about Old Age congregations who need to die […]
George Bullard has been working on updating a manuscript that addresses the point in a Spiritual Strategic Journey when a congregation is writing their Future Story of Ministry. It is entitled “Writing the Future Story of Ministry for Your Congregation.” A “sample” edition is attached. It is free to CMBA leaders and churches for copying […]
(Review one of the topics covered at Congregational Champions Retreats.) Four essential characteristics of FaithSoaring Churches are Good Faith, Good Fellowship, Good Works, and Good News. All four characteristics must be present in congregations or they are incomplete, myopic, and lack sufficient spiritual and strategic vitality and vibrancy. They also must interact in a way that creates […]
I have read thousands of books during my life. Probably 90 percent of them have been non-fiction books. The picture with this blog post is a good representation of the stacks of books in my office when I lacked the shelf space for them. As I begin the four-year Legacy Season of my ministry this […]
It does not matter what “RE” word works for you—revitalize, renew, re-envision, reinvent, redevelop, restart, replant, resurrect—there is a three-day “retreat” you ought to attend. It is called a Congregational Champions Retreat. (For more information go to www.CongregationalChampions.info.) It is for senior or solo pastors, church staff persons, key lay leaders, denominational staff leaders, consultants, coaches, stewardship and […]