Our Thoughts on the State of Church Consulting (and What to Expect in the Future)

Episode #806
June 20, 2023
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More churches need help today than ever before. But there are not enough church consultants available to assist these churches. Thom and Sam discuss the current state of church consulting and where it will likely go in the future.

1. Church consulting is better as a side gig than a full-time profession.

2. Smaller churches are more willing to hire a consultant today, but price is a limiting factor.

3. Interim pastors are acting more like consultants, but there are unavoidable differences between the two roles.

4. Scope creep is still a big problem and will never go away.

5. Digital consultations are on the rise and will continue to increase in popularity.

6. Certifications for church consultants are helpful and communicate credibility.


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