Written by two Harvard professors, this book addresses humanity's tendency to resist change and offers a solution in the form of an immunity map that will help overcome a roadblock.
Positive change is an approach and high engagement process of focusing on what is successful in a congregation. It is a congregation collectively learning, growing and changing through a...
This research-based book helps congregations understand the origins and impact of change within their community, emphasizing orgnaizational theory, and contains suggestions on how to address...
This book will help congregational leaders move their churches towards change through practicing motivational theory and helping congregates accept change.
Part of a four-part series on ministry in changing neighborhoods, this article offers five points for leaders to consider before moving the congregation to a new location.
This book covers the basics of systems theory, identifying reasons why congregations get stuck and how leaders can move forward by reframing how they see their challenges.
This resource draws a connection between changes in American culture and congregational change, arguing that congregations must adapt in order to enage with contemporary audiences.
This resource frames changes in clergy leadership as a period with the potential to strengthen relationships between the new pastor and the congregation.
Hearing the story of a congregation that has undertaken a major change can be a helpful starting point for thinking about your own congregation. Over the past ten years, First Corinthian Baptist...
This board game empowers teams to tackle problems by generating creative solutions, drawing on congregational assets and teamwork.