Recognizing When a Church Is Off Target

Or: Recognizing God’s Target For His Church Brandon Moore, MBC Church Revitalization Specialist God has made the target for His church clear: Healthy Identities – Worshipers, Family, and Missionaries Healthy Foundations – Gospel, Scripture, and Prayer Healthy Structures – Leadership, Membership, and Discipleship But how do we recognize when a church is off target? DeclineContinue reading “Recognizing When a Church Is Off Target”

Why Revitalize the Church?

Brandon Moore, Church Revitalization Specialist, Missouri Baptist Convention Last post, we focused on God’s target for His church: what we are shooting for in church revitalization. Before we get into specifics on how to work with churches in need of revitalization, one more key element remains: why should we revitalize churches? Our why will shapeContinue reading “Why Revitalize the Church?”

Shooting for God’s Target

Brandon Moore, Church Revitalization Specialist, Missouri Baptist Convention My son has come to love one of my favorite childhood movies: Robin Hood. The legend surrounding his feats of archery are amazing. He always hit his target! No one could top him, but imagine Robin Hood was traveling through the countryside and came across a barnContinue reading “Shooting for God’s Target”

Church Life Cycle Basics

Below is a presentation which Gary Mathes would present concerning church revitalization. Over the next few weeks we’ll feature posts which focus on this topic. I’ve asked John Vernon to help with this, and he suggested this would be a good starting point. It’s important to have this basic understanding before starting the conversation aboutContinue reading “Church Life Cycle Basics”