Training Pastors

Sad Truth: Pastors Are More Discouraged Than Ever

Sad Truth: Pastors Are More Discouraged Than Ever I’ve witnessed firsthand the challenges and struggles that pastors face on a daily basis. Never before have I seen such an epidemic of discouraged pastors. It’s sweeping across the country, hurting pastors of all denominations and backgrounds. But why? Increasing Demands, Decreasing Support In today’s fast-paced and

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New Titles in Christian Leadership

Framework Leadership: Position Yourself for Transformational Change, Kent Ingle In Framework Leadership, Kent Ingle creates a framework of suggestions that provide clarity, direction, and purpose to transform your vision into reality. He will teach you how to develop an awareness of your driving passion, the discipline to see divine opportunities, and the courage to act. You’ve

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When it’s a waste of time to train pastors …

Pastor Fred (not his real name) was excited, energized, and confident after attending a Turnaround Pastors Boot Camp. He learned what to do and how to do it. Tom (not his real name), a key lay leader in the church who attended the Boot Camp with Fred, was on board. Maybe, just maybe, this would

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3 Crucial Theological Attitudes for Every Pastor

at·ti·tude ˈadəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person’s behavior. If an attitude is a “settled way of thinking and feeling,” there are three crucial theological attitudes pastors need to “settle.”  And then settle them again.  These three attitudes will permeate your

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Training Pastors @ Boot Camp – it works!

Training pastors in an intense, concentrated week. The Turnaround Pastors Boot Camp offers unique value because it combines reliable research on effective turnaround leadership, the biblical foundations of pastoral leadership, and proven tools that work in any ministry setting. Our training program includes:

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Training Pastors: Boot Camp A Success!

The last week of April 2016 was a milestone for Turnaround Pastors. Not only was it a blessed opportunity to serve pastors at our Boot Camp, hosted at the Craigsville Campground, we made a giant step forward in moving our research findings using The Birkman Method deeper into the training. A common refrain, repeated by

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The trait good mentors look for in pastors they coach

Humility. Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less. C. S. Lewis Humility expresses itself in a teachable spirit. Something the coach can work with to help the pastor achieve personal and professional performance levels he couldn’t have dreamed of on his own. Eager to listen. Ready to admit fault Sober

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Help Us Help Your Pastor

Chances are you’re in a church that’s on the plateau, or on the down hill slide. The chances are great, in fact. 85% of the churches in America are either stuck on the dime or they’re in a death spiral. It takes a special kind of pastor to turn these churches around. But those pastors

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