Church Growth


Process Managing Church Growth, Tim Keller [Cutting Edge, vol. 11 no. 2] With the emphasis on Church Planting, Replanting and Revitalization, how are we equipping pastors and planters to negotiate the challenges that growth creates. … Read More

Church Growth is Normal!

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While listening to a talk by Jeff Vanderstelt (Soma Communities) it became quite clear that the Church in Australia (mostly the mainline denominations) has redefined the ‘normal church’ to be something entirely comfortable. A ‘normal … Read More

Regional Church Planting Strategy


Charles Chaney, says that there is often a lack of regional church strategy. While his book is a little dated, and very Americocentric, particularly focusing on the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in the SCS (South … Read More

Church Revitalisation Resources


Books Comeback Churches: How 300 Churches Turned Around and Yours Can, Too Malphurs, Aubrey. Pouring New Wine into Old Wineskins: How Change a Church without Destroying It. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1993. Rainer, Thom S. … Read More

Church Revitalization


“Church planting is for wimps” was part of the title of a talk [audio video] by J. D. Greear at Advance09. Church planting seems very attractive to many young blokes, but seeing vitality return to … Read More

Cultural > Attractional > Missional


The way evangelism has takes place has changed radically in the Australian context over the last Century. For many members in congregations the paradigm shift is immense. When they first went to church there was … Read More