CHANGE & Why it won’t happen unless you understand the important difference between “mission” & “vision.”

by Bob Whitesel D.Min., Ph.D., excerpted from an address delivered to the Great Commission Research Network (GCRN), Asbury Theological Seminary, Oct. 19, 2017. “How Changing Generations … Change: Harnessing the Differences Between Generations and Their Approaches to Change.” Abstract This … Continue reading

GROUP EXIT & Preventing Group Exit During Change

The 6-Stages & 5-Triggers That Prevent Group Exit by Bob Whitesel, excerpted from Staying Power: Why People Leave the Church Over Change What You Can Do About It (Abingdon Press, 2003). Stage 1: Church is relatively harmonious Trigger 1: A … Continue reading