Consulting

This Denomination Is Getting Unstuck. Here’s What It Looks Like.

The Unstuck Group partnered with the Friends denomination to help them get unstuck. They have started to see positive changes happening and are excited about their mission, vision, and future as a denomination. We spoke to one of their leaders, Rick Darden from Friends Church Southwest, about the progress they have made and how it has happened.

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By |2018-12-06T16:29:13+00:00December 4th, 2018|Consulting, Leadership|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+00:00September 26th, 2017|Consulting, Leadership|0 Comments

5 Questions with a Church That Used to Be Stuck

We love sharing stories from churches that have gotten unstuck. One of our goals with everything we publish is to encourage pastors. You may feel stuck today, but there is hope! Revitalization can happen.

So, in that spirit, today we’re sharing five questions with Burt Miller, the lead pastor of Solid Ground Church in Lewes, Delaware. We worked with Burt for about a year, and he and his church really began to see results about 6-8 months into the process. We’ll let Burt tell you about it.

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By |2017-02-09T13:52:21+00:00December 12th, 2016|Consulting|0 Comments

This Church Empowers More Volunteers with Fewer Staff

We recently released an updated version of my eBook Vital Signs: Why Church Health Matters and 14 Ways to Measure It. In it, we look at 14 key metrics that help assess the true health of churches.

As we continue this discussion on church health, I caught up with J.R. Lee, Lead Pastor of Freedom Church in Acworth, Georgia to talk about the Staff-to-Attendees ratio vital sign, and hear how Freedom remains a rapidly growing church, while employing fewer staff members than would be expected for a church of its size. Check out the interview below.

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By |2017-02-09T13:52:22+00:00November 30th, 2016|Consulting, Leadership|0 Comments

How One Church Is Seeing Personal Investment Lead to More Baptisms

Last week, we released an updated version of my eBook Vital Signs: Why Church Health Matters and 14 Ways to Measure It. In it, we look at 14 key metrics that help assess the true health of churches.

As we continue this discussion on church health, I caught up with Mike Mannes, Lead Pastor of Southside Church in British Columbia, to talk about the baptism rate vital sign, and how Southside is seeing so many people — 13% of their average attendance each year — take this step. Check out the interview below.

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By |2016-11-15T15:32:06+00:00November 16th, 2016|Consulting, Leadership|0 Comments