Q: How Many of Our Congregations are in Transition?

A: All of them.  


  • Anxiety about Pretty Much Everything
  • Broken Pipes
  • Change in Pastor’s Family
  • Death of Church Pillar
  • Exponential Growth
  • Flood Recovery
  • Gossip Recovery
  • Haters Won’t Leave
  • Isolationists Won’t Connect
  • Jailed Former Pastor
  • Kids Suddenly Everywhere
  • Lawsuit against Church
  • Malfeasance
  • No Money
  • Outmoded Communications
  • Pastoral Change
  • Quarrelsome Leaders
  • Retiring Pastor
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Theological Conflicts
  • Unintentional Interim Pastor
  • Victim Complex
  • Worship Style Conflicts
  • Xenophobia
  • Youth Group Crisis
  • Zero Dollars Left in Endowment

If one or more of those situations applies to your congregation, you are in transition.

Transitional ministry training is essential for all 21st Century Church Leaders because all of us are in the thick of it.  Here’s where you can learn more.

Rob Wolcott opened a lecture recently with these words: “Today is the slowest pace of change we will experience in our lives.”  Yep.

Complaining about change us so yesterday.  Tomorrow is about re-tooling ourselves for a new way of being the Church and thriving in it.  Let’s do this.

One response to “Q: How Many of Our Congregations are in Transition?

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