Since 1963 or so, our culture has undergone some radical changes. Never mind we walked on the moon in 1969, a national treasure though it was, microwave ovens, hand calculators, personal computers, the Internet, cell phones, smart phones, tablets, and now Kinect for the workplace has changed our lives. And that’s just the technology changes – change has run rampant through every fiber of our culture. Except maybe for the church. Even “enlightened” churches tend to be 10+ years behind culture in relevance and practice. In this episode, Drs. Kris and Bill will explore some of the cultural changes and how they’ve impacted the church. Part 1 of 3 in the “Who Moved My Church?” series.
From Here to There: The First Third. There are three distinct segments of church transformation. During the first third the past is still in sight and the Promised Land is too far to see. In this episode, Drs. Kris and Bill discuss the trials and tribulations when getting started in church transformation. (Part one of a three part series.)
Introducing the FlipMyChurch Plan (new name for the W5H plan!!) Church transformation is not a walk in the park. In fact, the process can be the most arduous, strenuous, stressful task you take on in the next year. Unless … you have a process that begins where the beginning really is. In this episode, Dr. Kris will introduce you to the tool she’s written to help congregations throughout Northeast Missouri to engage the transformation process successfully.
Resurrecting Church GrowthChurch Growth has pretty much taken it on the chin. From the darling of the sixties and seventies, the whole movement was pretty much tossed aside by the nineties as so-much snake oil. But did we throw the Read more…