Podcast Episode #397
Church consultants can be very valuable and effective for churches if they are used well. Today we discuss when to get one, what to look for , ad what the outcome should be.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- If a church is having a consultant come in and the senior pastor isn’t involved, that’s a red flag.
- The primary benefit of a church consultant is having some look at the church with outside eyes.
- Church consultants can bring to your church new ideas.
- A consultant who can diagnose without providing a solution is a worthless consultant.
- Hiring a church consultant means a church at least wants to change the status quo.
- Don’t wait until it’s too late to bring in a church consultant.
The seven points we cover are:
- Understanding what a consultant is and does
- Grasping the importance of the true client
- Looking through outside eyes
- Looking for fresh ideas
- Getting our head out of the sand
- Re-starting the vision cycle and dreaming again
- Rejecting the status quo
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