A timely guide for leaders who yearn for their ministries to make a kingdom difference.
Drawing from studies, consultations, and research on over 50,000 churches, Simple Church author Thom Rainer warns that 90 percent of American congregations are losing ground in their communities and offers practical strategies for reversing the trend in Who Moved My Pulpit?. This book is especially helpful for pastors in churches where the surrounding community has changed over recent years.
Who Moved My Pulpit? may not be the exact question youre asking. But youre certainly asking questions about change in the churchwhere its coming from, why its happening, and how youre supposed to hang on and follow God through iteven get out ahead of it so your church is faithfully meeting its timeless calling and serving the new opportunities of this age.
Based on conversations with thousands of pastors, combined with on-the-ground research from more than 50,000 churches, best-selling author Thom S. Rainer shares an eight-stage roadmap to leading change in your church. Not by changing doctrine. Not by changing biblical foundations. But by changing methodologies and approaches for reaching a rapidly changing culture.
You are the pastor. You are the church staff person. You are an elder. You are a deacon. You are a key lay leader in the church. This is the book that will equip you to celebrate and lead change no matter the cost.
The time is now.