() in helping Christian leaders better serve their church and communities. His strategic planning process (found in “Advanced. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Malphurs, Aubrey. Advanced strategic planning: a 21st-century model for church and ministry leaders /. Of all those books, Advanced Strategic Planning by Aubrey Malphurs (Founder of The Malphurs Group) would be one of the top two.

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Other editions – View all Advanced Strategic Planning: He states that SM is the envisioning process that a point leader uses with a team of leaders on a regular basis to think and act so as to design and redesign a specific ministry model that accomplishes the Great Commission in their unique ministry context. For mlaphurs writer, it is this aspect which is the most curious in relation to how Malphurs describes it.

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Appendix A is a good questionnaire to gauge both the pastor’s and the church’s readiness for change– don’t invest in the process unless it has some probability of becoming reality. Click here to sign up. I will certainly use this resource over and over again in my ministry. The methods in this book are proven to work, having already helped many churches articulate their vision and implement their mission.

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Advanced Strategic Planning: A New Model for Church and Ministry Leaders

Offers a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model, useful ideas for developing a strategy, diagrams to help illustrate concepts, and a chapter on spiritual formation. The Power of Vision: Apr 09, Tim rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 06, Robby Eckard rated it really liked it.


Help Center Find new research papers in: If you already work and live in an entrepreneurial culture, this book may not be very useful other than to codify and verbalize some of the things you already do. Over the past 6 months I have read, or am reading, at least half a dozen books on leadership — some secular and some specific to Christian ministry.

Part two lays out the specifics for how to do strategic planning. He creates a process which any self-proclaimed leader can attempt to duplicate and feel as if he or she is following the method which will save their church or ministry when they actually are trying to make a puppet breathe.

This is partly why I think his later approach to debt is highly dangerous. If everyone feels passionately about helping the poor but there is no action with benevolence, then this doesn’t match up and adjustment should be made.

Malphurs goes to great length to facilitate the development and implementation of core pplanning, mission, vision, strategy, disciple making, forming a team, ministry setting, finances, and continued strategic planning. According to Malphurs and numerous other writers on church growth topics, the mission of xtrategic church is the Great Commission and the core values are the fruit of the Spirit. Basic strategic planning for churches A primer for strategic planning for churches and pastors.

Dec 18, Charles Jones rated it it was ok. Fantastic book on strategic steps to do ministry and keep the church progressing.

This is where I see a benefit of 9Marks– a pastor could lay those out as a list of values. Books by Aubrey Malphurs. Aug 10, Danny Bennett rated it it was ok Shelves: That is odd given his background and the range of churches with whom his consultancy has worked. This book has some good practical advice, but is way too complex for most churches.


Advanced Strategic Planning: A New Model for Church and Ministry Leaders by Aubrey Malphurs

Ashleigh rated it it was ok Jan 29, No trivia or quizzes yet. But, the area of leadership was the area I had received the least formal education, and was the area I, therefore, advancsd the strongest passion for personal growth.

This is evident both in the specific treatment of our changing culture in the introduction, as well as in the nature of recommended practices that include current technologies such as online giving and the importance of church websites. Want to Read saving….

If you have multiple people proposing multiple new programs they each feel passionately about then these ideas need to be prioritized according to the values the congregation feels most strongly about. Now in its second edition, advancdd practical resource offers – a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model – useful ideas for strattegic a strategy – diagrams to help illustrate concepts – a new chapter on spiritual formation This updated edition places a stronger emphasis on disciplemaking and clarifies answers to nine fundamental ministry questions.