Turnaround Churches: How to Overcome Barriers to Growth and Bring New Life to an Established Church
It can happen in any church-success in ministry can lead to a condition of paralysis. Churches begin to rely on the "tried and true" practices of the ... Show synopsis It can happen in any church-success in ministry can lead to a condition of paralysis. Churches begin to rely on the "tried and true" practices of the past and become unable-or unwilling-to risk making the changes required by present-day challenges. It's a dangerous scenario that can lead a church into decline. The good news is that "growth paralysis" can be cured-if church leaders learn to recognize it and take swift, decisive and prayerful action. Turnaround Churches looks at real-life examples of churches that have made a comeback after a period of decline. You'll learn to recognize the cycles of growth and decline that face any ministry. You'll also learn the danger signs that indicate when a church is about to experience a decline. Inside Turnaround Churches you'll find: Eight obstacles that lead tocollapse Eleven principles of reviving a declining church Wisdom and encouragement from leaders who have brought their churches back to life The essential elements of spiritual focus Twenty suggestions to help your church avoid decline and begin the path to new growth The key to continuous spiritual renewal for you and your church.