Vision: Lost and Found: The Story of a Church That Got Stuck but Didn't Stay There

by Tim Stevens. Exponential Resources, 2012.

Based off the experiences of megachurch Granger Community Church, this book details its journey from a start-up church with tremendous growth to a period of organizational struggle. This book equips readers with the same tools and processes Granger used to shift internal culture.


examples, tools for action, organizational culture, challenges of shared leadership

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as an e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Shift the internal culture of your congregation in order to nurture growth by adapting some of the tools and processes used at Granger Community Church.
  • Study this book and the examples detailed with congregational leaders before undergoing a cultural change and consult this resource when you encounter challenges.

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. 

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.