Does Your Church Need a Church Consultation?

Episode #397
January 12, 2018
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Podcast Episode #397

Church consultants can be very valuable and effective for churches if they are used well. Today we discuss when to get one, what to look for , ad what the outcome should be.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • If a church is having a consultant come in and the senior pastor isn’t involved, that’s a red flag.
  • The primary benefit of a church consultant is having some look at the church with outside eyes.
  • Church consultants can bring to your church new ideas.
  • A consultant who can diagnose without providing a solution is a worthless consultant.
  • Hiring a church consultant means a church at least wants to change the status quo.
  • Don’t wait until it’s too late to bring in a church consultant.

The seven points we cover are:

  1. Understanding what a consultant is and does
  2. Grasping the importance of the true client
  3. Looking through outside eyes
  4. Looking for fresh ideas
  5. Getting our head out of the sand
  6. Re-starting the vision cycle and dreaming again
  7. Rejecting the status quo

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