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Jan 13, 2021

You did it. You survived one of the most disruptive, unpredictable years we've ever seen. 

And your church survived too. But the stop-gap strategies that helped churches stay afloat through the last year are not the strategies that will set them up for long-term health and growth. 

In this week's episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Tony Morgan and Amy Anderson unpack the foundational principles of building a hybrid church and what the post-covid church can look like.

For the full episode transcript, links mentioned during the show, and to download the Leader Conversation Guide, visit this episode's Show Notes at theunstuckgroup.com/episode176.

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If you're listening on Wednesday, when the episode first releases, join the live conversation The Unstuck Group's team will be having on social media about this week's topic. We use hashtag #unstuckchurch on Twitter. Or you can join in on Facebook.

Ask your questions and add your comments about the topic.

If you're catching this episode later, you can still join in! Just tag us @unstuckgroup or use #unstuckchurch, and include [episode 176] in your post for reference.

Dec 23, 2020

What strategic shifts do churches need to make due to the coronavirus? 

This week, we take a look back at our most popular conversation from 2020 and dig into the practical ways that churches need to change their ministry strategies to continue not just survive but thrive in the new normal and continue making disciples. 

Dec 9, 2020

One of the biggest questions we've been asked since the pandemic hit is: What should we be measuring now?

So this week we're going to walk through what to measure and what matters in the world of online disciple making.

There are a lot of easy-to-see metrics clamoring for your attention. But at the end of the day, there is a simple principle that will help you navigate what to measure regardless of the platform or channel: Everything you measure should help you make better decisions.

For the full episode transcript, links mentioned during the show, and to download the Leader Conversation Guide, visit this episode's Show Notes at theunstuckgroup.com/episode172.

Join the Live Conversation on Social Media

If you're listening on Wednesday, when the episode first releases, join the live conversation The Unstuck Group's team will be having on social media about this week's topic. We use hashtag #unstuckchurch on Twitter. Or you can join in on Facebook.

Ask your questions and add your comments about the topic.

If you're catching this episode later, you can still join in! Just tag us @unstuckgroup or use #unstuckchurch, and include [episode 172] in your post for reference.

Feb 5, 2018

Greater impact sometimes requires an outside perspective. Tony and Amy share why so many churches get comfortable with the familiar and how it keeps them from making the necessary changes for growth.

Jan 29, 2018

Based on our recent data, there's plenty of room for optimism for today's church! Attendance and baptisms are increasing and many churches are expanding to multiple services and locations. Although these are all positive indicators, there are still some red flags that stuck churches are ignoring. Tony and Amy discuss some key trends and takeaways that churches may be overlooking.

Dec 27, 2017

It's nobody's favorite activity. But unfocused churches have competing events, programs and ministries that pull them in all different directions. Tony and Amy discuss three areas that both healthy and unhealthy churches need to prune.

Dec 18, 2017

Meeting dread—It's real. Tony and Amy share principles for meetings that work (aka: meetings that don't waste time and money and actually help create positive action), and a quick formula to self-assess your organization's meeting track record.

Dec 11, 2017

Plateaued. Declining. Stuck. Church revitalization isn't easy. In this episode, Tony and Amy share four shifts your church can make now to lead it towards growth and health in the future.

Nov 24, 2017

Our culture still embraces Christmas. Churches decorate, plan and hold extra services. But are we really connecting with the people who only come to church during the most wonderful time of the year? Tony and Amy review "the wins" every church can experience during the Christmas season.

Jul 10, 2017

Does your team spend more time talking about ideas than doing them? Instead of chasing rabbits, maybe it's time to start doing what you say you are going to do.

This episode addresses why many church teams struggle with follow-through and provides tools and next steps for making ideas happen.

Jun 12, 2017

Is your church all talk and no action? Most teams don't experience a lack of inspiring meetings. Perhaps it's time to buckle down and start following through on your plans. 

This episode looks at some of the challenges churches face when executing plans and provides practical next steps for making decisions and taking action.

Dec 6, 2016

They're bloated. Over-programmed. Hard to navigate. Why do churches become so complex over time?

In Season 1, Episode 4 of Tony Morgan's Leadership Unstuck Podcast, Tony talks to Joe Dobbins, Lead Pastor of Twin Rivers Worship Center in St. Louis, MO about why churches tend to become so complex over time and how to de-program and reduce complexity.

Show Links

Staff Meetings Unstuck: Reducing Complexity with a Discipleship Path

Holiday Food Personality Quiz

Complexity: Why Do Churches Become Over Programmed?

Complexity: What Ministry Programs Do We Stop?

Complexity: Streamlining the Ministry Event Calendar

Complexity: How to Bury a Ministry Program

5 Common Myths Program Driven Churches Believe About Effectiveness 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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