New Marching Orders for HGC
Healthy Growing Churches has had the privilege of serving the Church for more than a decade. During this time, we have impacted a countless number of leaders and churches through an abundance of God’s grace and favor. During the summer of 2017, I assumed the chief catalyst role for Healthy […]
Cultivating a Sending Culture
Every church has a culture captured within the DNA of its people and reflected in the values and vision of its leadership. Whether it’s good or bad, well, that’s a whole different story! In this post, we want to explore one aspect of culture that has to do with creating […]
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 […]
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 […]