Great Reads for Growing Churches and Ministry

Are you starting a church or looking to improve your ministry strategy? Check out this blog post! Our Church Communications group offers some worthwhile reading recommendations.

Graeme Mark Wilson asked our Facebook group members to recommend some books on building church systems.

Here’s what they said:

“I’ve written a book… (Church Strategies: & Ministry Systems: The Essential Guide to Seeing Under the Hood of Urban Churches)” – Christopher J. Harris

“This one is really good! (Streamline: How To Create Healthy Church Systems)” – Jenny Hunter

“This is an easy read & easy-to-apply guide: Church Growth Flywheel: 5 Practical Systems to Drive Growth at Your Church (Church Flywheel Series) (Volume 1)” – Jeff Luchun 

Besides the ones above, here are some of my suggestions as well:

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


Beyond the First Visit: The Complete Guide To Connecting Guests To Your Church by Gary L. McIntosh


The Emotionally Healthy Church: A Strategy for Discipleship that Changes Lives by Peter Scazzero


Zero to Sixty – 60 Principles and Practices for Leading a Growing Church by Bob Franquiz


So if your church is growing, or if you need some advice on growing your ministry, check out some of these books! We hope they inspire and educate you.

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