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About Tony Morgan

Tony is Chief Strategic Officer at The Unstuck Group. For 14 years, he served on the senior leadership teams at West Ridge Church (Dallas, GA), NewSpring Church (Anderson, SC) and Granger Community Church (Granger, IN). He’s written several books and articles that have been featured with the Willow Creek Association, Catalyst and Pastors.com.

Momentum Growth: 4 Indicators Your Church is Thriving

I love talking about this phase of the church life cycle. It is exciting to experience it as a church leader. Churches can hardly handle the number of new guests, people are making decisions to follow Jesus every week and friends are inviting friends who invite friends.

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By | September 12th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

5 Reasons Not to Strive for Consensus

I’m growing more and more convinced that the worst thing a church team can do is try to reach a consensus about something. On the surface, reaching a consensus seems like a positive thing because it means everyone has agreed to move in the same direction. That’s a good thing, isn’t it?

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By | June 27th, 2017|Leadership, Strategy|1 Comment

Are You Structuring Your Team for Growth?

We see this all the time: church staff teams are not built for growth. It’s one of several church staffing/structure issues that consistently reveal themselves when my team and I are serving churches across North America.

We typically recommend that church think ahead, designing a future structure that would support the ministry if it were twice its current size. Sticking with your current structures and leadership capacity will get you the same results you’ve always achieved. It takes new structures and increased leadership capacity to achieve new, expanded results. (more…)

By | June 21st, 2017|Staffing|0 Comments

How Straw-House Thinking Sabotages Your Leadership

Once upon a time…

In a far off land there lived a leader who supervised three little pigs. The leader was committed to excellence in his life and in his organization. He knew there was a direct correlation between the quality of the houses his pigs built and the success they had in protecting themselves from the big, bad wolves.

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By | April 29th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Does Church Marketing Work? 8 Key Things to Consider

I’ve been saying this for years now, but I get tired of church marketing. The advertisements, the clever slogans, the social media strategies. Many churches try to achieve success by using the right tactics, by “appealing” to the right audience. But in some cases marketing is a barrier to the advancement of the Gospel message. It can actually be a hindrance for the church.

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By | March 1st, 2017|Communications|0 Comments