Transforming Congregational Culture

by Anthony B. Robinson. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2003.

This resource draws a connection between changes in American culture and congregational change, arguing that congregations must adapt in order to engage with contemporary audiences.


changes in the American culture, areas of transformation, internal congregational transformation

Best For

Christian leaders, especially United Church of Christ


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Examine changes that must be made within your congregation in order to promote growth despite changes in American culture.
  • Learn how to transform from a "board culture" to a "ministry culture" by discussing how you can apply this book's observations in your own congregation.

About the Contributor

Melissa Spas

Melissa Spas is the managing director of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, where she develops and leads educational programs and partnerships with religious organizations and the people who lead them. She has also worked for leadership education at Duke Divinity, where she contributed to the development, design, and delivery of strategic leadership programs and resources for Christian institutions. 

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