300 results for Strategic Planning
Holy Conversations: Strategic Planning as a Spiritual Practice for Congregations
This book of practical tools turns strategic planning into "holy conversations" guided by three critical questions.
Strategic Planning in Congregations
This practical article shares the insights of six congregations who hired strategic planning consultants.
This two-page guide examines what to consider when beginning the strategic planning process, outlining the virtues of self-led and consultant-led processes.
Overview of the Strategic Planning Process
This five-minute video introduces the entire strategic planning process through illustrations on a white board.
Advanced Strategic Planning: A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Leaders
This book emphasizes the importance of planning to carry out a mission, breaking down strategic planning into a four-fold process.
The Art of the Flourishing Congregation
This web resource uses positive change as an approach and high engagement process to focus on what is successful in a congregation.
Who Does the Planning?
This web resource by Susan Beaumont, a former Area Minister in the American Baptist Churches and now a leading consultant specializing in the unique dynamics of large congregations, suggests that the nature of the strategic planning process for large congregations calls for a separate planning team and offers thoughts on how to select team members.
Preparing an Annual Congregational Plan Book
This article provides a template for an annual Congregational Plan Book.
How to Select a Professional Resource
This article equips congregations to select a consultant or outside professional to assist them in reaching their planning goals.
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