How Your Congregation Learns: The Learning Journey from Challenge to Achievement

by Tim Shapiro. Rowman & Littlefield, June 21, 2017.

This resource lays out a process for congregational leaders to move from identifying a challenge to solving the issue, a transition that takes form in the learning journey.


moving from idea to implementation, reflection questions at the end of each chapter, illustrations and examples, stages of the learning journey

Best For

clergy and congregations of any faith tradition


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Identify a challenge and take action, either in the form of a project or program, drawing from the experience of the congregations described in this resource.
  • Reflect on how the congregation responds to learning something new after undergoing the learning journey together.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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