130 episodes

With THE UNSTUCK CHURCH PODCAST, we invite you into the real-time conversations our team is having about church leadership every week.

Hosted by Tony Morgan, this podcast explores common challenges in ministry and practical steps for tackling them. It’s like getting to be a fly on the wall of our staff meetings.

Tune in weekly for:

* Insights, observations and trends for church leaders from Tony Morgan.
* Benchmarks in church growth and health from The Unstuck Group’s work serving hundreds churches across North America each year.
* Practical advice to help you lead your church towards sustained health.

We think that after listening to The Unstuck Church Podcast, you’ll want to start these discussions with your own team at your next staff meeting.

Add your thoughts to the conversation on social media using #unstuckchurch.

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With THE UNSTUCK CHURCH PODCAST, we invite you into the real-time conversations our team is having about church leadership every week.

Hosted by Tony Morgan, this podcast explores common challenges in ministry and practical steps for tackling them. It’s like getting to be a fly on the wall of our staff meetings.

Tune in weekly for:

* Insights, observations and trends for church leaders from Tony Morgan.
* Benchmarks in church growth and health from The Unstuck Group’s work serving hundreds churches across North America each year.
* Practical advice to help you lead your church towards sustained health.

We think that after listening to The Unstuck Church Podcast, you’ll want to start these discussions with your own team at your next staff meeting.

Add your thoughts to the conversation on social media using #unstuckchurch.

    Invite Strategy in a Post-Church Culture - Episode 129

    Invite Strategy in a Post-Church Culture - Episode 129

    When personal evangelism seems taboo, it's no surprise that invitations to new guests have decreased in many churches. In 2019 research, Barna Group found that nearly half of practicing Christian Millennials felt it is wrong to share their faith. In this episode, Tony talks with Michael Lukaszewski, founder of Church Fuel, for a conversation on how to put a spotlight on invitation in your church—including practical ways to get started.

    • 23 min
    Planning for Sustained Church Health and Growth - Episode 128

    Planning for Sustained Church Health and Growth - Episode 128

    What if all of your ministry planning was aimed at the wrong objectives? It’s important to regularly check in on your church’s movement in the typical life cycle so you can develop ministry plans that help you continue up the slope towards sustained health—or reverse the decline that has already begun.

    • 27 min
    Creating a Rhythm of Ministry Planning - Episode 127

    Creating a Rhythm of Ministry Planning - Episode 127

    Good planning helps us make the right investment in the right ministry at the right time. And organizational planning tends to be a new muscle for church leaders to develop. That is, the staff, the pastor and the senior leadership team have to embrace some new disciplines in order to become better stewards of the resources God has given them. In this episode, Tony and Amy share an effective ministry planning rhythm we see WORKING in hundreds of churches across the country.

    • 26 min
    Hope Is Not a Strategy for the New Year - Episode 126

    Hope Is Not a Strategy for the New Year - Episode 126

    Possibilities. With the turning of the calendar, there’s often a renewed sense of hope and a dream of what could be.

    We all tend to believe this is the year things will be different. Too often, though, leaders hold onto this hope without a plan to achieve it.

    In this episode, Tony and Amy explain why hope is not a strategy for your church and explore some practical ways that you can create a plan for greater ministry impact. 

    • 26 min
    What Happened in 2019 - Episode 125

    What Happened in 2019 - Episode 125

    In this episode, Tony and Amy and reflect on what we've learned over the last 12 months helping churches get unstuck and share some things we're celebrating as a team, as well as preview some exciting things that are on the way!

    • 18 min
    3 Roles an Executive Pastor Can't Delegate - Episode 124

    3 Roles an Executive Pastor Can't Delegate - Episode 124

    How do you avoid a stalled vision, dysfunctional staff teams, and tension between the executive and lead pastors? Get clearer on the wins for the XP role. In our recent webinar, Dan Reiland, Jenni Catron and Paul Alexander joined Tony for a practical conversation how to get an XP firing on all cylinders.

    • 41 min

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