This article introduces and describes five church-planting models.
This web resource, provided by The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA), is the best free website for religious demographic information.
This congregational assessment from Holy Cow Consulting provides benchmark data to inform decisions about identity, clergy search, strategic...
This website offers five links to articles that cover a variety of topics related to a congregation's finances.
This book evaluates nonviolent communication as a useful tool to be used by churches as a response to conflict, drawing connections between nonviolent communication theory and the Bible.
This article explores a variety of research-based strategies to help congregations gain a deepter understanding of what their community and members needs
This foundation offers support for congregations around all types of stewardship, including investments, planned giving, capital campaigns, and congregations in transition.
This resource paints a detailed portrait of American congregations from a variety of religious traditions.
This book draws from interviews with clergy and lay leaders from over 40 different churches to form a discussion guide, offering an understanding of the "failure to thrive" and a pastoral...
This article describes a brief history of the missional church movement and discusses the rationale of authros and theologians who are proponents of the movement.