If you're a pastor, no one needs to tell you that the majority of churches in America are in a state of stagnation or decline. It's possible that you are ministering in one right now. But there's hope.
The U-Turn Church, two pastors who turned their churches around show you how to help usher in a new season of health, faithfulness, growth, and vision in your church.
The U-Turn Church walks you through common roadblocks to growth into a hope-filled future. Isn't it time to begin your own U-turn journey? Here's the practical help and wisdom born of experience that you need.
Most pastors in America are ministering in churches that are in a state of stagnation or decline. The U-Turn Church walks readers through the debilitating roadblocks of tradition, lack of vision or leadership, structural problems, and concerns about denominational distinctives to forge a new way forward into a hope-filled future. Through the stories of two churches that have experienced healthy transformation, readers will see that there is not just one right way to reverse decline. They will receive practical help and wisdom born of experience as they begin their own U-Turn journey.
Kevin G. Harney is currently senior pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, California. Harney is the author of Leadership from the Inside Out, Seismic Shifts, Finding a Church You Can Love, and more.
Bob Bouwer is founder and executive director of U-Turn Church Ministries, Inc., and speaks nationally, providing resources for churches and leaders on how to effectively walk through a turnaround process.