Transformational Church: Creating a New Scorecard for Congregations

by Ed Stetzer, Thom Rainer. B&H Publishing Group, 2010.

This book is written for congregations seeking to strengthen disciple-making skills through ministry activities. It describes the Transformational Church assessment tool, designed to measure the results and impact of mission activities.


Transformational Church assessment tool, revitalizing the church, increasing the congregation's role in the community

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Measure the impact of the congregation's mission and ministry activities using the Transformational Church assessment tool.
  • Increase effectiveness of creating disciples, help people grow in faith, and define your congregation's role in the community by developing ministry activities based off the assessment tool results.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. 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 LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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