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.