Lessons from 5 Decades of Church Revitalization

About the Episode

80% of churches in America are plateauing or declining, Paul and Dana discuss the different assumptions and push back of church revitalization and how Pastors can approach those challenges.

About Our Guest

Paul Borden was the Executive Minister of Growing Healthy Churches, formerly American Baptist Churches of the West, for more than a decade. He is currently the Director of Church Health Initiative and is now training pastors, consulting denominations and congregations, as well as conducting conferences with more than 40 different denominational groups in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.  He has conducted over 500 formal church consultations and worked with over 1200 congregations in all kinds of settings. Paul has also authored four books; Hit the Bullseye, Direct Hit, Assaulting the Gates and Make or Break Your Church in 365 Days.

Additional Resources

Get Paul’s book (that Dana mentioned):

Make or Break Your Church in 365 Days

Visit Paul’s website: