Resource 1: God's Vision for Your Church

Adulthood is the stage when the church is at its prime. Maturity is the stage when the church is beginning to slip.At both stages, vision is the critical factor. As a church moves from adulthood into maturity, it needs to refresh its present vision or create a new vision for the next chapter. Christianity Today curated articles on vision casting, renewal, and formation to help you think through where your congregation is and where it needs to be.

Resource 3: Adulthood Deep Dive

Take a deeper dive into your adulthood-maturity phase and jump ahead to see what's coming by working through George Bullard's "The Lifecycle and Stages of Congregational Development."

Bullard points out how congregations slip from adulthood into maturity; he also reveals realities you need to know.