Church Doctor Ministries is:

  • A ministry approach with distinctive characteristics.
  • Focused on biblical theology for content and strategic approach.
  • Based on research and development, as a passion that leads to always being in the middle of what God is doing.
  • Utilizing metrics: measurable results of spiritual health and practical results.
  • Providing a team approach to help churches, utilizing the expertise and unique gifts, backgrounds, experience and history of a number of dedicated servants.
  • Directed toward transformational, substantive change.
  • Posture as a servant ministry with a high view of the local church, which is God’s mechanism for changing the world.
  • Targeting movement dynamics for long-term congregational health, vitality, and growth.
  • Committed to diagnosis of causative issues, reaching beyond symptom-solving “bandages.”
  • Utilizing process-oriented transformational change strategies.
  • Influenced by work with churches and networks of churches on seven continents for almost four decades.
  • Built around Jesus’ “affirm and build” approach in John 5:19: focusing on what God is blessing.
  • Moving beyond programmatic approaches, centered on building New Testament culture of relational disciple-making.
  • Working with each church to help to, first and foremost, discover God’s will for that church.
  • Treating each church as uniquely distinctive, avoiding a “one size fits all” approach.
  • Operating from a people group approach inherent in the New Testament, helping churches with sensitivity to each unique and specific target mission field.
  • Applying biblical missiology to the local church.
  • Experienced ministry in all phases of unique ministry strategy: small/medium/large churches; urban/rural/suburban churches/ethnic congregations; growing/declining/aging/transitioning churches.
  • Specialty experience with preschool; daycare; staffing; church governance; ethnic outreach; succession planning; facility issues; relocation; international missions; postmodern outreach; young adult discipleship; adult discipleship; “marketing” and “branding” identity issues; social media; social networking; leadership training; Christian schools; renewal and awakening dynamics; missional training; spiritual health development; worship issues; and internal communication.
  • Unique service approaches: consulting, coaching, teaching, mentoring, resourcing, diagnostic analysis, expert witness, advisory, content.