My Journey of Revitalization

According to a 2020 North American Mission Board Ministry Report, an average of 1,000 churches disappear from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) da

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Replanting or revitalization

Decades ago, Dr. Bob Dale imaged the life cycle of a local church with a bell curve. Many have done so since. And, while the specific stages vary, the

Death Precedes Resurrection

For the past few years, I have had the privilege of leading three revitalizations and witnessed these realities up close, not from an academic ivory t

New Life at Clinton Baptist Church

by Sharon Mager Clinton Baptist Church’s (CBC) 900-person worship center sat empty. The 50 classrooms in the church building — a

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Based on sheer statistics, today’s churches in America thirst for revitalization. Nationwide, some researchers estimate up to 80 percent of churches

Ken Ledwell called to Watersedge Church

Members of the historic Watersedge Baptist Church in Dundalk, Maryland, near the Baltimore City line, called Ken Ledwell as pastor. His first official