Ever tried to replace the organ with a keyboard? Change the service time by thirty minutes? Introduce a new ministry? Retire an old one?When to ChangeCommunicating VisionResponding to Resistance
Pastors learn quickly that change often meets resistance in church. Even small changes can be hard to make when church members are familiar with the usual way of doing things. But change is necessary as new visions arise and communities evolve.
Leading Change provides guidance for how to lead a church through both big and small changes, including:
After surveying hundreds of pastors, asking them what they wish theyd learned in seminary but didnt, "practical stuff" was the overwhelming answer.
Practical Stuff for Pastors is a series of how-to guides dedicated to topics like how to manage a team, keep a building running, defuse conflicts, and more.
Full of tips, recommendations, and strategies to equip pastors for running a church on the days between Sundays, these handbooks are valuable tools pastors will reference again and again.