Tag: Church Mergers

3 Pivotal Questions to Ask When Considering a Church Merger

How to know if your churches are compatible

7 Ways to Ease the Transition of a Church Merger

Common practices of successful mergers

Why ‘Church Adoption’ and ‘Church Fostering’ Are Essential

When Sam Rainer coined the word “adoption” two years ago as a descriptor of one church acquiring another, I knew he was on to...

Essential Characteristics of Merger-Friendly Pastors

What you need in order to ease the pain of transition.

Should You Consider a Church Merger?

Here are some pivotal questions and considerations for any church thinking about merging with another.

Multisite 2016: What’s New and What’s Next?

Emerging trends from a dynamic movement in its third decade.

Missional Mergers: 9 Keys to Success

The sad reality is that most mergers fail because they are motivated more by self-interest or self-preservation than by a bigger, bolder, divine mission.

Better Together

Jim Tomberlin and Warren Bird: Making Church Mergers Work