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

Last Chance! Access to This Resource to Get Your Church Unstuck Is Closing Soon

Over the past few weeks, we’ve told you a bit about our Leading An Unstuck Church online course.

As we have worked with churches during our planning process, we have noticed the same 12 core issues come up again and again. But, we believe you can be equipped to win in these areas with some intentional development.


By | 2018-06-18T12:23:14+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

How to Hire Leaders Instead of Doers

Great Leaders “Equip” More than “Do.”

One of The Unstuck Group’s foundational beliefs that influences how we help churches get unstuck is the principle that churches should fill leadership roles with equippers, not doers. It’s laid out clearly for us in Ephesians 4.


By | 2018-04-27T16:23:23+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Staffing|0 Comments

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 | 2018-04-27T15:25:15+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Leadership|2 Comments

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 | 2018-05-16T14:42:34+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Strategy|3 Comments