() 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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In fact, if I were going to have one go-to book for strategic leadership, it would probably be this one.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Fantastic book on strategic steps to do ministry and keep the aevanced progressing. It is a single-volume repository that addresses all your needs for strategic planning.

A better way would be to read Simple Church instead. Overall, I am thankful to have had the opportunity to read this book.

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

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. According to Malphurs and numerous other writers on church growth topics, the mission of the church is the Great Commission and the core values are the fruit of the Spirit.

A great resource malphirs lots of quality information, but quite dry. Nathan Carter rated it liked it May 20, Then feel free to combine tasks and categories where they make sense. Apr 09, Tim advaanced it really liked it Shelves: I’m open to corrections if I’ve erred here.

Malphurs minces few words in telling leaders to step aside and find someone else to revitalize their church, or to close the church so the flock can go elsewhere. Noah Schumacher rated it liked it Nov 22, Oct 11, Hunter rated it really liked it Shelves: There were several strengths of the book that are worth noting. I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for writing this unbiased review.


Mlphurs Publishing GroupAug 1, – Religion – pages. Practical and foundationally biblical in what to do. Thirdly, one helpful aspect of the text is that in every section, the opening portions are devoted to the justification of each part or process.

First published inAdvanced Strategic Planning explained why planning was so important to carrying out the church’s mission. Personal obedience, not numbers, will always be the measure God uses to judge his people.

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.

But, the area of leadership was the area I had received the least formal education, and was the area I, therefore, had the strongest passion for personal growth. Aug 29, Miss Lily rated it it was ok.

Skip to main content. If the church has no mission or vision, where can it go? I’m writing this review from the standpoint of a finance committee chairperson in a small-church context. Perfect gift for my Pastor. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This response fails to answer the objection but rather assumes that the real reason is something other than a biblical objection.

The process phase is divided into nine parts which relate to planbing Very good layout for straregic how to approach a strategic plan for your church or ministry. Jul 25, Andrew Yates rated it it was amazing. Dec 18, Charles Jones rated it it was ok. The bulk of this paper will summarize the desired purpose for Malphurs text and will reflect that while he accomplishes his purpose of detailing the process of what he calls Strategic Planning, he may have in fact attempted to detail so much of the process that he loses the inspirational and unique way in which many leadership experts believe God has called and led the leaders of the people of God through Scripture and history.

I would love to do that! I think we’d have far more effective churches if we all did something like this.

Some of the same principles and ideas that I have been used to for some time. This is where I see a benefit of 9Marks– a pastor could lay those out as a list of values.


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

The author provides a very thorough and textbook like explanation of meeting a church through change. The methods in this book are proven to work, having already helped many churches articulate their vision and implement their mission. Then, for example, you could state a vision that every church member be in a small group by because those relationships are essential to a healthy and biblical view of church membership, which we value.

Now in its second edition, this practical resource offers – a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model – useful ideas for developing a strategy – diagrams to help illustrate Open Preview See a Problem? It is obvious malphkrs Malphurs has spent a great deal of years listening to the various reasons why people may not feel every phase is essential for healthy church growth.

It also gives you the tools you need for strategic planning, including 14 appendices that can be easily modified for use in your local ministry setting.

It’s good theory, but not very applicable plsnning I am.

The author is advanved familiar with many different church environments and is confident in the variou Even after several advanced collegiate leadership courses, I found this book to be both informative and challenging. A good way to read this book and execute it’s principles would be to break down each process to it’s guiding idea, and strip away the detailed instructions. A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Return to Book Page. This is evident both in the specific treatment of our changing culture in the introduction, as well as in the nature of mlphurs practices that include current technologies such as online giving and the importance of church websites.

Kyle Lundquist rated it really liked it Dec 23,