In recent years, many congregations have asked about the use of Appreciative Inquiry (AI).
Appreciative Inquiry is the process of identifying, considering...
Many congregational leaders know the importance of clear mission and vision statements. However, congregational leaders are less capable at enacting plans.
Years ago, Kennon Callahan described...
Congregations have long been places that nurture the care of souls. Long ago, the early church created strategies and tactics to care for widows and children. Nowadays, care in congregations...
This book emphasizes the importance of planning to carry out a mission, breaking down strategic planning into a four-fold process.
This two-page guide examines what to consider when beginning the strategic planning process, outlining the virtues of self-led and consultant-led processes.
This four-section guide developed by FEMA helps congregational leaders create an up-to-date emergency operations plan in case of a natural disaster or an active shooter.
This book describes a six-step process for designing and implementing a project evaluation, introduciing project planning as a mission-related practice.
Written by the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, this free download provides sample job and committee descriptions for congregations to follow and apply.
This organization uses congregational assessments and reassessments to develop strategic planning and implementation programs that strengthen a congregation's weakest points.
This biblically-based guidebook details a vision and strategy for implementing a congregational collaborative ministry.
This short blog provides practical tips for implementing and strengthening small group ministry in a congregation.
This workbooks offers four steps for synagogues who want to make social justice work a priority, outlining concrete strategies for implementing each step.
Written by a church communications professional, this step-by-step guide explains how and why churches shoould engage in social media in order to spread the good news.