Have you ever looked at your life or your church and just felt stuck?
Kinda like Han Solo.
You think you're in a position to make the jump to hyperspace. You tell Chewie to punch it. The engines rev up and...nothing.
It feels like no one in your church cares about Jesus or each other.
People you depend on to lead just don't seem interested in helping out.
You don't have the money you need for ministry.
You aren't doing much work beyond the four walls of your church.
Your emotional temperature changes on a daily basis between the surface of the sun and Hoth.
You're physically worn out, and you feel like a fat tub of goo.
You're not sure you need to stay in your church.
You're not sure God is going to turn things around. If he's even paying attention, in the first place.
Recognize yourself in any of that?
The good news is that I have yet to meet a church leader who feels stuck in every area of life and ministry. There's usually a silver lining in every cloud.
But almost all of us who lead churches have some part of ourselves that feels stuck.
I have certainly been there myself.
And the odds are that I'll find myself there again in the not-too-distant future.
When those waves of anger, doubt, and frustration hit, I want you to be ready.
What I have found is that I need a way to diagnose why I feel the way that I feel.
Or, more specifically, I want to know what is making me feel stuck.
100 Growth Killers For Church Leaders
So one day on the whiteboard in my office, I started writing down all the contributing factors that kill personal and professional growth for church leaders.
I ended up with a list that I whittled down to 100.
Then I turned that list into this FREE resource called Stuck: 100 Growth-Killers for Pastors and Churches.
Many of these are roadblocks that I have personally encountered.
Others I have come across in my work as a coach and consultant to church leaders.
Some of these may explain why you feel stuck right now.
Do The Next Right Thing
I hope you'll take a look at the list and work through the suggested exercises.
If you feel like you're spinning your wheels, I'll help you get back on track.
And if you're cruising right now, save the list in Evernote and use it the next time that you feel stuck.
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