A process for transforming your local church

Transformation is a powerful process, yet one that ordinary people can bring about. I have distilled the lessons I have learned about organizational transformation into this easy to understand overview so that Chnage Agents can see the ‘roadmap’ to follow in transforming their local church.

The transformation of a local church can be viewed in terms of a logical progression of steps. These steps don’t always follow one another in an orderly fashion. Nevertheless, I will present them as a coherent progression because it is easier to understand. Where there may be alternative paths, I will highlight this possibility and [...]

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How much does our local church need to change? Are we already doing our ‘utmost for his highest’ according to Oswald Chambers’ famous yardstick? How do we measure ourselves, and against what standards? I offer the following standard as a starting point for discussing and answering the question how much do we actually need to [...]

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Imagine that Jesus is sitting in your Parish Council meeting. Eleven people are discussing some decision that needs to be made, e.g., should we construct a quiet room in the church so parents can attend services but their babies won’t disturb the rest of us? This room will cost a significant amount of money. Jesus [...]

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