Renew Your Congregation provides motivation to church leaders and gives direction for those in need of recovery from the status of a dying or plateaued church, toward becoming a transformed and transforming church. Based on his own experience as pastor of dying and of transformed churches, the author gives practical advice to church leaders concerning what they must do and what they must become for the church to become vibrant, energetic, and fun again. Using examples and testimonies from pastors of various denominations across the country, McConnell shows both the dangers and the delights of leading a church transformation. He explains the necessity of spiritual and organizational changes and the pain endured in making them.
About the Author
William T. McConnell is the Lead Minister of the First Christian Church of Harrison, Ohio. He has served as a minister for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for over thirty-five years. He is the author of several books and articles and writes a popular political and humor column.