Posts Tagged ‘growth’

CNLP 231: Jon Thompson on How to Discover Your True Calling and Gifting And Why Operating Outside of Either Can Be Exhausting and Dangerous

One of the more perplexing questions people ask is “What am I truly called and gifted to do?” Jon Thompson, Preaching and Vision Pastor of C4 Church and adjunct faculty at Tyndale Theological Seminary, answers that question both for people in the marketplace AND church leaders. We also dive into why operating outside of your…

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4 Keys To Reversing Church Decline

Today’s post is written by Tony Morgan, Founder of The UnStuck Group. It’s surprising, but, based on our data, about 80% of churches today are stuck or in decline. That’s bad enough, but the real question is, how do churches turn it around? What really needs to happen for a dying church to experience revitalization? I love…

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CNLP 229: Larry Osborne on Why He Never Uses an Alarm Clock, The Keys to Staying Fresh in Leadership Four Decades In, and The Hardest Part of Raising Up New Leaders

Larry Osborne has been in ministry for over 4 decades and at his current church for 38 years…and he loves it. Larry talks about how to thrive, why he’s never had to take a sabbatical, why he never uses an alarm clock (unless he’s travelling), shepherd leadership, and why raising up gifted, talented young leaders…

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CNLP 228: Craig Groeschel on Handling the Pain That Comes With Life and Leadership, How God Can Redeem Self-inflicted Pain and Bring Hope in the Dark of Personal Suffering

Craig Groeschel leads one of the largest churches in America, but that doesn’t mean the journey has been easy. In this interview, Craig talks about the hard side of life and leadership – How the early mistakes of a rookie leader can almost sink you, where to find God in the midst of it, and…

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3 People Issues That Get Church Staff Teams Stuck

Today’s post is written by Tony Morgan, Founder of The UnStuck Group. Here’s a church growth lid I don’t hear people talking about very often—your org chart. Yep, the way your church is structured can actually cap your growth. It very commonly does. A bad structure negatively impacts the health and effectiveness of the team, which…

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CNLP 226: Adam Hamilton on How To Reach Thinking People, Planting one of the Largest Mainline Churches in the World, And How Tradition and Innovation Can Co-Exist

Adam Hamilton planted a mainline church 28 years ago. The goal was to reach thinking people who are skeptical of Christianity. His church quickly became one of the largest and fastest growing mainline churches in the world. In a wide-ranging interview, Adam talks about the strategy behind Church of the Resurrection, how tradition and modern…

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