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Turnaround Pastor: Pathways to Save, Revive and Build Your Church
by Donald Ross
Is your church a shadow of its former self, once vibrant with life but now all but dead? Your Sunday morning attendance is a fraction of what it once was, finances are getting desperate, and your sense of mission seems non-existent. That's where Don Ross was. Most onlookers saw no future in his church. But Jesus saw a place for them, and He molded Don into a Turnaround ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published October 15th 2013 by Turnaround Church Coaching Network
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This is a decent little book for a niche market. Some of the strategies endorsed by Donald Ross are global in nature - good mission statement, handing off ministry to others, not being afraid to push into new territory. However, there is much that is unique to the "turnaround pastor" role. Ross defines a turnaround church as a, "church that, due to consistent decline...will soon be out of business." My initial response is - let it die and start new. Nonetheless, God may call pastors to this work ...more