Ministry Plan Pro Forma

This outline includes a number of questions to help churches to formulate a revitalisation plan. (Word Document)

Church Health Checklist

Download Checklist (PDF or MS Word)

Recommended Resources


The Gospel Coalition

Ligonier, The teaching ministry founded by RC Sproul. Offers a wide range of theological and teaching resources.

One Passion Ministries (Steven Lawson)

European Leadership Form resources page

Healthy Churches - Australian Church Revitalisation Resources (from the Presbyterian Church of Queensland)

Presbyterian Church of Victoria


The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel, by Mark Dever & Paul Alexander, Crossway

From Embers to a Flame: How God Can Revitalize Your Church, by Harry L Reeder, P&R Publishing

Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive, by Thom S Rainer, Broadman & Holman

Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples, by Thom S Rainer, Broadman & Holman

Church Revitalization from the Inside Out, by Robert D Stuart, P&R Publishing

Becoming a Welcoming Church, by Thom S Rainer, Broadman & Holman

Comeback Churches: How 300 Churches Turned Around and Yours Can, Too, by Ed Stetzer, Broadman & Holman

Give Praise to God: A Vision for Reforming Worship : Celebrating the Legacy of James Montgomery Boice: edited by Philip Ryken, P&R Publishing

Essential Truths of the Christian Faith, by RC Sproul, Tyndale

Reformed Preaching: Proclaiming God's Word from the Heart of the Preacher to the Heart of His People, by Joel Beeke, Crossway

The Elder: Today's Ministry Rooted in All of Scripture, by Cornelius Van Dam, P&R Publishing

Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church Leadership, Alexander Strauch, Lewis & Roth Publishers

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