Advanced Strategic Planning: A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Leaders
has everything you need to know in order to plan for your ministry's future in a rapidly changing world.
Does your church or ministry have a specific mission? Have you fully realized and developed the strategies necessary to carry out that mission in the world today?
With this new, 3rd Edition
of his classic text church consulting expert Aubrey Malphrus helps you create a model for strategic planning that is flexible enough to adapt to the realities of the community around you and yet focused enough to keep you and your staff on task in carrying out your mission.
In a proven nine-step model, Malphrus helps you understand the dire need for strategic planning in ministry, familiarizes you with the process, and challenges you to think critically about your mission, values, and vision for the future.
Whether you are beginning a new church and looking for direction of your established ministry needs a fresh infusion of life and purpose, this ready resource will show you the clear path into a bright and successful future. Features
- a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model
- useful ideas for developing a ministry strategy
- diagrams to help illustrate concepts
- a new section on spiritual formation
First published in 1999, Advanced Strategic Planning explains why planning is so important to carrying out the church's mission. Now in its third edition, this classic resource offers
•a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model
•useful ideas for developing a ministry strategy
•diagrams to help illustrate concepts
•a new section on spiritual formation
The methods in this book are proven to work, having already helped many churches articulate their vision and implement their mission.
Aubrey Malphurs (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of pastoral ministries and leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary and president of the Malphurs Group. He engages in church consulting and training and is the author of more than twenty ministry resource books.