Desmond Barrett

Desmond Barrett is the lead pastor at Winter Haven First Church of the Nazarene in Winter Haven, Florida. He is the author of several books, most recently, Helping the Small Church Win Guests: Preparing To Increase Attendance (Wipf & Stock Publications) and has done extensive research in the area of church revitalization and serves as church revitalizer, consultant, coach, podcast host and mentor to revitalizing pastors and churches.

Living Out Your Best Ministry

Why our ministries should be purpose-driven, people-focused and promise-delivered.

4 Ways to Lead Better in a New Season

Leaning into a new ministry season

The Importance of Staying Vulnerable as a Leader

Accountability and support for church leaders

4 Ways a Church Can Move on After the Loss of a Leader

How to support the person leaving while moving your church forward

4 Steps to Prime a Spirit of Prayer

How do you turn around your prayer life when the spiritual well becomes dry?

Prepare for 2021 by Finishing 2020 Strong

Resetting our thinking about 2020

Finding Hope Despite Anemic Attendance

Four ways to stay encouraged when people aren't coming back.

What Do You Do When Everything Changes?

How to be OK when nothing feels OK