Energizing Church Leadership And Administration

Learn how to help your church reach new levels of growth and vitality. Effective tools to assess & implement change.
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  • Lectures 58
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

If you pray for and desire a vibrant church, If you want to turn around your decline, if you want innovative and easy to follow methods to reach out to new people, this course is for you.

This course uses the key marketing plan and principles from a world renowned coffee company, Starbucks, and gives spiritual insight and guidance for church leaders and pastors, so they can lead their congregation into new levels of health, vitality and growth.

The course offers short videos, downloadable mp3 audios for listening when away from your computer, PDF document files and a comprehensive assessment tool for use in every local church setting.

Also included is a detailed mind-map of the entire lecture themes contained in the course.

This course is a detailed "How To Manual" that follows the teachings of the instructor's Kindle book, "The Church According To Starbucks: Radical Hospitality For Growing a Healthy Church."

The short video lessons can be completed in several hours, with many helpful exercises to use within one's local setting.

What are the requirements?

  • This course will work on any computer or tablet, windows or Mac.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will know exactly what your members want from their church.
  • By the end of this course you will be able to know how to revitalize your church.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for church members, church leaders and church pastors.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction

Church Leadership and Administration. The introduction to this Church Revitalization Course.

00:00 - 01:00 The purpose of this course and expected results .

01:00 - 01:43 Basic assumptions and facts.

01:43 - 02:25 The model for our course: Starbucks coffee.

02:25 - 03:22 The basis for this course: My book-"The Church According To Starbucks."


Introduction to the complete course content on church leadership and administration. Downloadable mp3 files of the previous video.

6 pages

Church leadership and administration. the PDF file transcript of the audio from the video introduction.

1 page

A mind-map of the entire course lessons. This downloadable mind map lays out in a graphical format the complete content of this course on Energizing Church Leadership and Administration.

Section 2: Asking Questions

Part 1 video with some questions to consider

00:00 - 01:02 The basis for this course: "The Church According To Starbucks."

01:02 - 01:43 Questions for you to ask yourself.

01:43 - 02:32 Questions for you to consider about your church.

1 page

The 6 questions asked in previous video in downloadable format.


How to understand your congregations.

00:00 - 01:21 Take a survey of your congregation. Ask these three questions.

01:21 - 01:55 A review of the 6 questions.

01:55 - 02:20 A peek at the next lecture-"The State of the Church."

1 page

The downloadable survey questions to ask your congregation this coming Sunday.


The downloadable mp3 audio file of the section video.

6 pages
Section 3: Reality Check

Beginning to take an honest look at the state of the mainline protestant church in America.

00:00 - 01:41 Data: The state of the protestant church.

01:41 - 02:00 "Woe is the church."


Reality check continued.

00:00 - 01:22 Article: "The Real Reason For Decline."

01:22 - 01:51 What do we do? Honesty is the best policy.


The Reality Check Continues

00:00 - 01:55 The next steps to start taking today to help your church grow.

01:55 - 02:49 A peek at the next section: "Learning From the Starbucks Model."


The complete audio file for this section. Downloadable mp3 audio.

8 pages

The text transcripts of the videos of this section. PDF file is downloadable.

Section 4: Learning From Starbucks

Learning From The Starbuck's Way

00.00 - 02:32 Introduce the Starbuck's Way for the church: Radical Hospitality


More About The Starbuck's Way

00:00 - 01:22 It is the way I am treated that counts

01:22 - 02:32 A welcoming spirit, inclusive spirit and personal attention


The complete audio of the videos. Downloadable mp3 files describing the Starbuck's Way.

7 pages

The downloadable PDF files of the mp3 audio.

Section 5: One Size Fits All?

One size does not fit all

00:00 - 00:59 Description of book upon which this course was designed

00:59 - 02:26 One size does not fit everyone. Variety of choices. Do you seek to meet the varried needs of your community?


Meet The Needs

00:00 - 00:48 Needs of your members and needs of the community

00:48 - 01:35 the Three learning styles: Watchers/Listeners/Readers

01:35 - 02:29 The sin of assumption


00:00 - 01:20 An Exercise: Do a Review this week

01:20 - 02:10 Get outside your comfort zone. Ask people in your neighborhood: in your market area


Downloadable mp3 audio file taken from the videos

6 pages

Downloadable PDF file of the auio

Section 6: Bonuses Any One?

Do You Offer Bonuses?

00:00 - 01:50 What do you give away to members and guests?

01:50 - 02:29 When do you offer the treats and coffee?


Church Bonuses

00:00 - 00:50 Some suggestions for your church

00:50 - 01:56 Welcome gifts: flash drive/coffee coupon


Downloadable mp3 audio

5 pages

Downloadable PDF file of audio.

Section 7: What About Your Name?

Think About Your Name

00:00 - 01:00 Does your church name tell others something about you?

01:00 - 01:35 Try to add some slogan to your name: redefine your church.

01:35 - 01:50 Do you have an "Elevator Speech?"

01:50 - 02:30 Some questions about your name.


00:00 - 01:00 Your name and your vision. A name exercise to share with hour Admin. Bd. Benefits?

01:00 - 02:12 If you could change your church name, what would you call your church?


Downloadable audio mp3 file

5 pages

Downloadable PDF transcripts of audio file

Section 8: Cleanliness Is Next To....?

How Clean?

00:00 - 00:50 Cleaning up our act.

00:50 - 01:30 Take a walking tour

01:30 - 01:40 God's House


00:00 - 00:44 A place for everything.

00:44 - 01:33 First Impressions


Downloadable mp3 audio file

4 pages

Downloadable PDF transcript file

Section 9: Always Benefits

Benefits NOT Features When You Reach Out

00:00 - 01:06 Benefits defined. "WIIFM."

01:06 - 02:41 Blog article. Spek to the benefits.


00:00 - 01:53 Examples of benefits. Advertise your benefits.

1 page

Downloadable Features and Benefits Exercise


00:00 - 01:20 Make a list exercise. Starbucks always markets their benefits.


Downloadable mp3 audio files.

5 pages

Downloadable PDF file transcript of audio

Section 10: One Strike & Your Out

Never a Three Strike Rule At Your Church

00:00 - 01:20 3 Strike Rule in baseball

01:20 - 01:38 Get it right the first time at your church


00:00 - 01:15 "Find Out" survey.

01:15 - 01:38 Market to NEEDS.

01:38 - 2:57 Customer Service.


Downloadable mp3 audio files.

5 pages

Downloadable PDf transcripts of audio.

Section 11: Easy Access

00:00 - 01:38 Creature comforts at your church?


00:00 - 00:48 Access to everything

00:48 - 01:48 Your signage?

01:48 - 02:40 What about technology?


Downloadable mp3 audio file

6 pages
Section 12: Assessment Tool

00:00 - 02:26 Introduction to the "Friendliness Assessment."


Downloadable mp3 audio file.

4 pages

PDF transcript

7 pages

The Downloadable Assessment file

Section 13: Final Thoughts

00:00 - 01:16 Wrap up questions to ask others.


00:00 -01:00 Find 3 other people.


Downloadable audio file.

3 pages

Downloadable PDF lecture file

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Instructor Biography

Reverend Bill McBride, Pastor, Church Consultant, Author and Publisher

Reverend Bill McBride has led congregations for over 35 years. He is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church, having served congregations throughout Wisconsin.

Reverend Bill McBride graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison campus with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, followed by a Masters Degree in Theology from the Ashbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky. His is currently pursuing a PhD in Metaphysics through the American Institute of Holistic Theology.

This accomplished author enjoys writing spiritual books that endeavour to help people grow in their faith and spiritual living. Recent topics he has written books on include:

The 7 Things God Can't Do

Understanding The Lord's prayer

Understanding God's Will

Death and Dying

Public Speaking

The Church According to Starbucks

Rev. McBride's interests include teaching,preaching, videography, digital photography and of course, writing.

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