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

5 Reasons You’re Probably Going to Fail

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

If you’ve ever taken a chance, you’ve inevitably failed. And as you probably know, failure is not negative in itself — it’s how you handle it that matters. The best way to move past failure is to learn why it happened, and what you can do to prevent it in the future.


By | 2018-03-13T15:52:26+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Leadership|1 Comment

Learn How to Get Your Church Unstuck

Leaders see it first: “stuckness” on the horizon. Leaders also take steps today to avoid landmines later on. In your small groups, in your worship services, in your staff meetings – leaders notice when things feel a little off. Like nothing is working like it used to, or when it feels like no one is moving forward. We know you carry the weight of it.


By | 2018-03-01T15:04:22+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

How Can You Measure Church Health? This Report Can Help.

At The Unstuck Group, we work with hundreds of churches each year. We observe a lot of different types of leaders, teams, structures and methods. However, many of these leaders have something in common—something we find concerning.


By | 2018-01-26T15:16:05+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Strategy|1 Comment

Centralized vs. De-Centralized Multisite Models: Which is Best?

When churches experience growth, the multisite conversation often comes up. But that doesn’t mean the next step is always obvious. There are several different strategies for launching campuses.


By | 2017-12-15T17:09:33+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Strategy|0 Comments

7 Frustrating Symptoms of Doing Ministry Without a Strategy

I’ve met lots of church leaders who take pride in the fact that they don’t do strategic planning. They insist they rely solely on God to move. Ironically, not having a plan is the same as having a plan to do nothing. And when you have a plan to do nothing, there are some natural consequences. I’ve written about these consequences for years, and I still see churches operating like this every week.


By | 2017-12-12T09:38:55+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

The 5 Most Common Core Issues Churches Face Today

Whenever our team works with a church on strategic planning, the church pinpoints several “core issues” they believe are the most important things holding them back from being the church God has called them to be. After identifying those areas, they can make plans that will actually move them towards sustained health.


By | 2017-11-20T11:55:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Strategy|2 Comments

What Trends Do We See in Church Health? This Free Report Shares 20

Here at The Unstuck Group, we serve hundreds of churches annually. As part of the Ministry Health Assessment phase of our process, we’ve developed some key metrics to help church leaders get an objective snapshot of the health of their church. Because of that, we’ve had our eye on these metrics for years, and we’ve often shared them with the churches we serve.


By | 2017-10-31T21:03:41+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Strategy|1 Comment

Are Your Staff Satisfied with Their Jobs?

Take a second to really consider: are your staff satisfied in their roles?

As we all know, the power of any team is multiplied when its members are unified. But too often, church staff teams are marked by division and poorly managed conflict. I hope you haven’t experienced it, but there’s a good chance you will at some point.


By | 2017-10-14T11:54:57+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Staffing|0 Comments