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About Caroline Hearn

Caroline is a Content Specialist for The Unstuck Group. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication. She is involved with her local church in Athens, GA as well as other local ministries. She is passionate about leveraging communication strategies for helping churches experience growth!

Now Hiring: Fall 2018 Communication & Sales Interns

Do you know a student who has a passion for the Church and for excellent communication or sales?

The Unstuck Group has an internship program for college students who are passionate about the mission of Jesus and helping the Church get unstuck. We are now accepting applications for our Fall 2018 Marketing & Communications Intern and Sales Intern positions.

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By | 2018-07-03T00:23:34+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Communications|0 Comments

Leadership Podcasts: What Our Team’s Listening To

A few weeks ago, we posted a few podcast recommendations from our team members.

Today, we’re back with more. These podcasts episodes feature topics we are really passionate about—discipleship, culture and hospitality. Check out what our team is listening to this week.

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By | 2018-06-04T10:09:32+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

This New Online Tool Will Help You Lead an Unstuck Church

Over the past few months, our team has been working to create a new tool to help church leaders gain confidence to break the barriers to health and growth in their churches—something that prepares them to address 12 common challenges when leading a ministry.

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By | 2018-05-21T18:05:20+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

Unifying Your Church Board: Why This Is an Important Change

Meetings on meetings on meetings—that’s how it can feel sometimes, right? With consuming meetings and multiple boards ruling decisions in the church, Jeff Coleman and his team wanted to make a change.

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By | 2018-04-24T15:26:58+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

3 Principles for Strategic Growth

To lead something from good to great takes grit. Despite knowing this, I can often find myself knowing what it takes to get somewhere, but hesitant to move forward.

I’ll lose progress.

I’ll fail.

I’m not sure I’ll still be moving in the right direction.

Instead of taking action, fear takes control, I stay complacent and progress ceases.

Can you relate?

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By | 2018-04-27T16:10:19+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

Now Hiring: Summer 2018 Communication & Sales Interns

The Unstuck Group has an internship program for college students who are passionate about the mission of Jesus and helping the Church get unstuck. We are now accepting applications for our Summer 2018 Marketing & Communications Intern and Sales Intern positions.

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By | 2018-03-04T10:34:01+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Better Together: An Interview with Brad Jenkins on Church Merger Success

Whenever we work with churches, we are always on the lookout for good stories to share. I recently got to talk with Brad Jenkins of Anthem Church in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. After 10 years of operating as The Gathering Church, Brad and his team merged with Liberty Church to further their reach—which meant Brad went from leading a church of 200 with five staff and one Sunday service time to leading a church of 500 with 12 staff and two services. Six months into the merger, Anthem contacted The Unstuck Group to help them sort out staffing, structure and ministry priorities through our strategic planning process.

 

Read on to hear about about what Brad and the team learned about leadership through the merger process.

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By | 2018-02-20T23:06:29+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Strategy|0 Comments

Meetings Do Not Equal Planning

There never seems to be enough time in the day. I might be the only one feeling this way, but something tells me that’s probably not the case. I constantly feel like I am spinning multiple plates, giving them just enough momentum to complete a few more revolutions before I can get my fingers on them again. This may sound a little dramatic, but I think you get the idea.

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By | 2017-11-06T21:57:38+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Strategy|0 Comments

Facing Your Fear of Change: An Interview with New Unstuck Consultant Jesse Tink

Meet Jesse Tink, one of our newest ministry consultants here at The Unstuck Group. Jesse is the Pastor of Campus Development at Prairie Lakes Church, which currently spans across six campuses in northeastern and central Iowa.

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with him and hear about his experience leading in a rural multisite church, and discover what areas he has consistently seen churches get stuck.

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By | 2017-09-25T00:07:16+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Consulting, Leadership|0 Comments