How would you describe a thriving congregation? Perhaps a thriving congregation has young people attending worship. Another thriving congregation might manage conflict well.
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Most people can carry a casual conversation with a young adult. If that seems like a challenge in your congregation, check out the first part of this blog <a...
This article from LifeWay provides an introduction to understanding what defines church culture.
This book frames conflict as a tool to move congregations forward if used positively. In this resource, conflict can spark changes that will allow your congregation to tell a new story about its...
This series of articles focuses on six different features of community life in Acts and how these might influence congregations today as they seek to thrive.
This resource draws a connection between changes in American culture and congregational change, arguing that congregations must adapt in order to engage with contemporary audiences.
This resource urgest Christians to stop engaging in a misguided "culture war," and instead, calls upon readers to become culture makers.
This practical guide explains how to sustain a thriving volunteer corps by establishing a culture of volunteerism and functional operations.
This book helps congregations lead cultural change by providing an overview, practical assessments and leadership strategies to shape culture.
This article reveals the pitfalls and errors that can be made when considering culture change in a congregational setting.
This series of education events hosted by Rebekah Simon-Peter equips participants to lead congregational change.
This video by PBS details the changes and growth of First Corinthian Church in Harlem, New York.