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Does Your Church Need Help Getting Unstuck?

By: in: Books, Uncategorized on: May 8, 2017

by Tony Morgan For businesses, success is all about the bottom line—money. Though my mission is to help churches get unstuck, I love the…

Let Us Help You Develop Leaders Who Break Attendance Barriers

By Warren Bird As you probably know, only 20% of churches exceed 200 in average attendance. And likewise, a large percentage of staff-led and…

Disruption is available now!

By: in: Books, Uncategorized on: March 17, 2017

Well-meaning church leaders and planters often set out to radically transform their communities for Christ-kingdom causes. Their aspirations and visions are limitless. However, often…

Jump-Start the Value of Neighboring at the Neighborhood Collective – Feb 27-28, 2017

Rick Rusaw is the Lead Pastor at LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, CO. He is co-author of several books including The Neighboring Church, and…

How do we do a better job? The Neighboring Church

By: in: Books, City Impact, Evangelism on: October 11, 2016

Brian Mavis and Rick Rusaw talk about their book, The Neighboring Church: Getting Better at What Jesus Says Matters Most.

What Can Great Protestant Churches Learn from Great Catholic Churches?

By: in: Books, Conversations, Uncategorized on: August 26, 2016

My friend Bill Simon is releasing his new book Great Catholic Parishes this fall. Bill and his team from Parish Catalyst did some great…

Building a Church that Reaches – and Continues to Reach – the Next Generation

By: in: Books on: August 18, 2016

By Warren Bird What if you set the following goal: In the church you serve, the attendees’ average age will be at least as young…

What Is Neighboring?

by Brian Mavis, co-author of The Neighboring Church, by Rick Rusaw & Brian Mavis When I felt called to ministry as a twenty-year-old, what…

The Neighboring Church: Getting Better at What Jesus Says Matters Most

By: in: Books, Uncategorized on: August 10, 2016

Getting the local church to see outside its walls has long been a passion of Rick Rusaw and Brian Mavis as they led LifeBridge Christian Church…

What do Pastor Search Teams need now? My interview with William Vanderbloemen, author of SEARCH: The Pastor Search Committee Handboook

By: in: Books, Uncategorized on: June 15, 2016

Dave Travis here. My friend and colleague William Vanderbloemen has another key book out to help those churches with their pastor search process. His…