Stronger Churches is a process to strengthen the local church. These evaluative tools help assess the church's health and vitality, leading to strategic planning to enter into a preferred future. Then, the daughter church is encouraged to plant another congregation.
Step 1: The Introduction to Stronger Churches is a one-day workshop that enables church leaders to keep a congregation focused on its task as God's agent in a particular place. It prepares leaders to guide their congregation into a self-designed path towards greater ministry effectiveness according to the ten characteristics of healthy congregational life and mission.
Step 2: Take Your Church's Pulse is a tool that enables leaders to assess the level of health in the congregation and evaluate key areas of ministry. It serves as a tool for self-evaluation and planning for the local church, addressing both quantitative and qualitative factors. A dynamic online version of the tool is available below.
TYCP Online Diagnostic
Step 3: The Strategic Planning Process workshop helps church leaders determine what actions the church will do, why the church will do them, and how the church will accomplish these actions. With the strategic plan, leaders can be confident that biblical, sensible, and reliable details are communicated well. The result is a church with personnel focused together on accomplishing God’s Kingdom work to have a larger impact on their community.
Step 4: We offer a Toolbox of strategies designed to help a church target the specific areas of ministry they wish to develop.
Step 5: As a church meets its self-determined goals, it celebrates what it is becoming by God's grace and through the power of the Holy Spirit. It is then challenged to consider planting a daughter church.