Becoming a Healthy Church

Ten Traits of a Vital Ministry

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In Becoming a Healthy Church, Stephen Macchia illustrates how to move beyond church growth to church health. Healthy growth is a process that requires risk taking, lifestyle changes, and ongoing evaluation. This book is a practical, hands-on manual to launch you and your church into a process of positive change. Macchia has a web-based church survey called CHAT ( which is based on the holistic church health model outlined in the book that can help you and your leadership team implement this powerful and effective model in your own ministry setting.

Hundreds of churches have already implemented Macchia's ten traits and the results can be applied to churches everywhere, regardless of size, denomination, ethnic diversity, geography, or setting.

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  1. Stephen A. Macchia

    Stephen A. Macchia

    Stephen A. Macchia is founding president of Leadership Transformations, Inc. (, a ministry serving the spiritual formation needs of leaders and teams in churches and ministries nationwide. He is also the director of the...

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