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Revitalization Revisited: Nine New Factors Driving Renewal
It is no secret that the COVID pandemic has impacted churches. We identified nine factors from this season that have accelerated the need for revitalization. We want to share with you what we are hearing from pastors all over the country and why we believe the time is now for revitalizing churches. Watch this recorded...
How to Help Churches in Transition: Becoming a Certified Interim Pastor
The pandemic resulted in pastors and staff members stepping down from their roles in great numbers. Could God be calling you to help fill the gap? Watch Thom Rainer and Sam Rainer for this important discussion. Download the notes below.
How Stalled Churches Are Kickstarting Growth Right Now
How can you grow your church if you don’t know the people in your community? Church Answers is looking for patterns of how churches are growing in the post-quarantine era. One of the most common things they are doing differently is rediscovering their communities. Watch this webinar as Sam and I discuss How Stalled Churches...
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Why Is Church Hiring So Hard Right Now?
There is a reshuffling of pastors and church members occurring right now. Many pastors are considering leaving, and many churches are looking to hire for a variety of positions. But it seems like potential candidates and congregations are not connecting. Why is church hiring difficult right now? Josh and Sam discuss some reasons why on this week's episode.
Five Steps to Take to Leave a Church Well
There will be times in a church revitalization or replant when you sense from God that it is time to leave. Mark and Thom discuss five steps pastors and other church staff should take to leave a church in a healthy manner.
Latest Blog Articles
Three Things to Remember When Communicating about Money
Offering moments in a worship service can be one of the most awkward moments of a worship service. Unless you’re a gifted communicator who has a knack of asking people to give, the moment can feel rushed or sometimes routine to the point where it has little impact on the person sitting in the room....
The Frustrating Paradox of Serving with an Amiable Autocrat
It’s possible to be a pleasant tyrant. Nice dictators exist, at least in the leadership sense. I refer to these types of leaders in the church as amiable autocrats. Friendly church dictators rule from their positional authority. They order everyone around because their title enables them to do so, and they do it with a...
8 Things to Do When You’re Ready to Quit Ministry
Some days in ministry are really hard. God’s people can be troublesome, and few seem to understand the weight that pastors and church staff carry on their shoulders. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many pastors simply worn out and ready to leave ministry as I see today. If that’s where you...
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Pray & Go
The Outreach Program for Everyone
- 8 Videos Packed with Insights from Experienced Leaders
- Tips & Tricks to Launch and Maintain an Effective Program
- Downloadable Templates & Sample Prayers
- Clear Outline of Roles & Responsibilities
The Complete Membership Class Toolkit
A comprehensive guide to in-person and virtual member classes.
Looking for a resource to revamp your membership class? The Complete Membership Class Toolkit includes all the resources you need to facilitate a successful class. The kit includes:
- Participant video course
- Leader training course
- Guides for in-person and virtual classes
- Downloadable templates
16 Quick Adjustments
Small adjustments that will reach more people
How to Double Your Preaching Effectiveness
Best practices to improve your communication skills
The Church Answers team collected data from over 700 pastors to compile a resource that reflects 14,000 years of wisdom in the areas of:
- Preaching priorities
- Prayerful planning
- Personal humility
- and much more!
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- Outreach & Evangelism
- Membership & Assimilation
- Church Health
- Church Revitalization
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Know Your Self
Church Health Report
Learn how to leverage what your church does well to improve what it doesn't do well.
Church Consultation University
Become Certified as a Church Consultant In as Little as 6 Months
Join Thom Rainer for this video-based training and learn how to combine your experience with these consulting tools to help churches increase their Kingdom impact.
- Licensed certification
- Step-by-step training
- Personal coach
- Templates for client proposals & reports