Reversing the Early Signs of Decline

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Similar to the other phases on the right side of the life cycle of a church, the Maintenance Phase is hard to confirm and even more difficult to accept.

In fact, our most recent data shows 60% of churches who took the team version of the Unstuck Church Assessment (which eliminates personal bias) landed in Maintenance Phase, compared to just 20% of churches when the pastor took the individual assessment (which calculates the result based on his or her opinion-based responses).

That means as many as 40% of churches are in Maintenance Phase without realizing it. That should concern us.


By |2019-11-12T09:39:23-05:00November 12th, 2019|Leadership|2 Comments

Management Matters: A Leader Without Managers Is Like a Quarterback Without an Offensive Line

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I think it is time that we see management and leadership as complementary–not contradictory.


By |2020-01-16T09:38:48-05:00October 1st, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments