Church Growth 101 -Bob Whitesel DMin PhD - Leadership.church
What you'll learn
- Church Growth Leadership for Staff, Pastors and Volunteers.
- Discover the 4 areas of church growth & how to plan for each.
- Balance a church's inward & outward focus by discovering needs in the community & matching them to ministries your church can offer.
- Empower teams, committees, prayer groups, Bible study groups, Sunday schools and other types of smaller groups to serve those inside and outside the church
- Learn the goal of the church (Matt. 28:18-20) & 3 effective ways to measure it.
- Discover how to make a congregation “new-friendly,” by fostering new-friendly atmospheres in worship, programming and attendees.
- No requirements, this is an introductory course. But it is still packed with ideas you can apply today to lead a church to health and growth.
Award-winning church growth expert and author, Bob Whitesel D.Min., Ph.D. in his energetic and insightful style, explains “The 4 Church Growth Principles (Laws)” that grow healthy and flourishing churches. Dr. Whitesel gives easy-to-follow steps and multiple real-life examples of how to apply each step in your church.
By the end of this course the student will be able to:
Balance your church's inward and outward focus by discovering needs in the community and matching them to ministries your church can offer.
Discover how to empower teams, committees, prayer groups, Bible study groups, Sunday school classes and other types of smaller groups to serve those inside and outside the church.
Learn the biblical "goal" of the church (Matt. 28:18-20) and three effective ways to measure it.
Discover how to make a congregation “new-friendly,” by fostering new-friendly atmospheres in worship, programming and attendees.
Who this course is for:
- Church staff, church volunteers, pastors, denominational leaders, students, etc.
With 30+ years teaching and coaching experience, Bob Whitesel D.Min. Ph.D. is a nationally recognized speaker, teacher and award-winning writer (13 books & hundreds of articles) on church leadership and church growth. He holds two earned doctorates (D.Min. & Ph.D.) from Fuller Theological Seminary where he was awarded the Donald McGavran Award for “Outstanding Scholarship in Church Growth.” He continues an active practice of teaching and advising leaders from micro-churches to mega-churches and has been called by a national magazine, “the key spokesperson on change theory in the church today.”