Church transformation survey results 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The responses to the second Church Transformation Survey have been received and the results tallied. In this second year of the survey, 150 churches participated. (At 61 percent…

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Making disciples? Or consumers?

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Does your church make disciples or religious consumers? Wrestling with this unsettling question gave rise to Renovation of the Church (2011): in this book, Kent Carlson and Mike…

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Mission-critical

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

It seems that hardly a week goes by without someone offering to interrupt me to do a survey. They want to learn about my experience or uncover my opinions.

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Glass half full?

Friday, January 1, 2016

In 1996, Christian A. Schwarz (Natural Church Development) identified eight quality control characteristics of growing churches (e.g., empowering leadership, gift-oriented ministry, passionate spirituality).

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The heartbeat of the gospel

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The most powerful communication contains three elements: information, inspiration and invitation. All three are necessary to deeply engage the hearts and minds of those with whom we are building relationships.

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Transformation on track

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The results from our first Transformation Survey are in! CCMBC emailed out our first Transformation Survey to all MB churches in June/July of this year. The survey’s purpose…

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