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How does a congregation decide whether, when, and how to engage an outside consultant? This brief guide walks leaders through basic considerations and then offers insights and practical tools for...

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How do we find the best person to lead our capital campaign? This collection of tips and insights, compiled from interviews with consultants and congregational leaders, is designed to lead...

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Alan Roxburgh is lead consultant and founder of The Missional Network, operating in the United States and Great Britain. He is joined by other consultants in providing services to promote missional...

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Susan Beaumont, a former Alban consultant, maintains a vibrant consulting practice and contributes practical tips for leaders who serve large congregations. She is an extremely well-qualified...

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Susan Nienaber has unique expertise as a congregational consultant because of her combined education and experience as a marriage and family therapist (LFMT) and her theological training (M.Div.)....

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Determining the need for outside professional help can sometimes be confusing for pastoral leaders. Knowing who to call, what questions to ask and what qualities and expertise to look for are...

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The Association of Consultants for Liturgical Space (ACLS) is an ecumenical, professional organization focused on church art and architecture. Many ACLS members are artists, architects, and...

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Your congregation is growing. Or it is in decline. Or you’re facing a major staff turnover. These are just a few of the motivations that can prompt a strategic planning process. This article from...

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Every congregation should periodically engage in strategic planning, according to experts and seasoned congregational leaders. This two-page guide highlights a number of things to think about as...

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What is the most difficult problem your congrega­tion faces? This problem is probably difficult to talk about. Or, paradoxically, maybe it is too easy to talk about, and nothing has been done....

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This classic text by psychologist, consultant, and facilitator Roger Schwarz offers readers a comprehensive view of the theory and practice of facilitating conversations in order to “help groups...

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While there are many resources available for self-directed strategic planning, some congregations choose to partner with a consultant who can bring experience, knowledge, and an objective voice to...

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Based on the Center for Congregation's inquiry on congregational conflict, the Conflict in Congregations Special Report is intended to help lay and clergy leaders understand the nature and dynamics...

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“The Mission of the Church Growth Network is to assist churches and Christian leaders to reach their greatest effectiveness in finding, keeping, and building people.” The Network’s training is done...

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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Generis is a comprehensive consulting group specializing in congregational finance and fundraising. The group emphasizes the importance of their team approach to...

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The mission of the Center for Congregational Health is “to strengthen congregations through consulting, leadership coaching, and training for intentional interim ministry.” Its team of consultants...

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This fundraising company, based in Arkansas, has a staff of consultants who provide a wide range of strategic ministry and stewardship planning services, led by Dr. J. Clif Christopher, United...

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Thankfully, there are many fine congregational consultants. Finding the right fit for your congregation, however, can be a challenge. You need to make sure the consultant complements your...

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Based in Kansas, this rather comprehensive congregational consulting firm offers a large range of services. Among these are facility planning, church health analyses, church conflict and urban...

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The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI is the first school of Philanthropy in the world. It is also home to the Lake Institute of Faith & Giving-an institute as unique as the school of...

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