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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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