Ever tried to replace the organ with a keyboard? Change the service time by 30 minutes? Introduce a new ministry? Retire an old one?
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.
Practical Stuff for Pastors: Leading Change
is a ministry leadership book that provides guidance for how to lead a church through both big and small changes, including:
When to Change
Responding to Resistance
After surveying hundreds of pastors and asking them what they wish they'd learned in seminary but didn't, "practical stuff" was the overwhelming answer.
Practical Stuff for Pastors
is a series of ministry leadership how-to guides dedicated to topics like how to manage a team, keep a building running, defuse conflicts, and more. These pastor resources are great for equipping church leaders and preparing them for real life issues.
Full of tips, recommendations, and strategies to equip pastors for running a church on the days between Sundays, these ministry leadership books are valuable tools pastors will reference again and again.