Current Blog Posts

A Season for Everything – Life Cycle of a Church

There is a right time for everything: A time to be born; A time to die; A time to plant; A time to harvest… Ecclesiastes 3:1-2, TLB The opening line of this well-known passage from Ecclesiastes reveals a writer who pays close attention to life. We’ve boiled down these familiar […]

Multiplication: Tactical or Theological Issue?

If Exponential’s analysis of the data is correct, only 4% of churches in the United States are reproducing. That is simply not good enough! Every church should be multiplying. It’s in the DNA of the Church Jesus launched 2,000+ years ago. We simply must be in the business of growing […]

Is Your Church Healthy and Fit?

One of the big trends in the fitness world is the CrossFit movement. Gyms around the globe are scrambling to offer meaningful workouts that exercise all parts of the body in a team-based environment. Perhaps we can learn something from this trend as we look closely at church health. If […]

Welcome to Healthy Growing Churches

Whether you’ve been one of our Champions for a while now or you’re completely new, we thought we would take the opportunity to either introduce or re-introduce you to who we are and what we do. As our mission statement says, we are passionate about engaging churches to be healthy […]

Dying to Restart Webinar

We hope the Dying to Restart webinar helped you explore this challenging point in the life of the Body of Christ you are serving. We recorded the video and offer here for review or for those who were unable to attend. Feel free to leave comments or questions. We’d love […]

HGC Mission Overview

Here’s a quick video that helps explain what we’re passionate about at HGC.  

Dying to Restart Book Release!

Estimates vary depending on who you read, but of about 300,000 Protestant congregations in the United States, close to 270,000 of them have either plateaued in growth or are in severe decline. Every time I hear these statistics, my mind is flooded with questions: What will happen to a majority […]

Exponential 2018 Presentations for Downloading

Here’s a downloadable list of presentations at our Pre-Conference Equipping Lab as well as our two workshops during the conference. Beth Ehlert – Redeeming the Dysfuntional Team Brad Brisco – Cultivating a Sending Culture Dan Turner – Dying to Restart Greg Wiens – Hero or Hero Maker Leigh Ann Lutrell […]