Small, Strong Congregations: Creating Strengths and Health for Your Congregation

by Kennon L. Callahan. Jossey-Bass, 2012.

This book shares insight into why and how small congregations can be strong and viable.


finding creative solutions and strengths within a small congregation

Best For

clergy and lay leaders of small congregations


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Discover your congregation's strengths by considering the strengths of other small churches.
  • Let go of the myths that numerical growth and bigger congregations are better.

About the Contributor

Jan Goodyear

Jan Goodyear is a retired middle school language arts teacher. She retired after 33 years of teaching and has since educated herself on church transformation and applied that knowledge by consulting with churches on visioning, structure, leadership development, and Christian education. 

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