|I love to cheer on leaders! I am blessed to be part of community that not only sees the pastor as a shepherd but also as a “cultural architect.” It is expected that I, by the power of the Holy Spirit, be a part of making the world a better place. Encouraging leaders to use their gifts is my joy! Because I regularly speak to groups and also coach individuals, I have opportunity to come across helpful tools that help facilitate healthy missional leadership.This week, I was introduced to a helpful summary article by Thom Schulz that helps us to understand the basics of chuch health and well-being!Enjoy:
5 Ways the Church
Is the American church fading away? Will the losses in membership and attendance lead to a marginalized church presence such as that in present-day Europe? What will the American church look like in ten years?
Church leaders, denominational executives, and religion researchers gathered in Colorado recently to examine the church’s health and prognosis. The Future of the Church Summit was sponsored by Group Publishing.
After evaluating current trends, Summit members predicted a number of likely scenarios for the American church in the next ten years:
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