Staff Your Church for Growth

Building Team Ministry in the 21st Century

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Current data show that half of all churches have some form of multiple staff, and many others are considering the addition of professional staff in the future. Gary L. McIntosh has written a comprehensive manual for the twenty-first-century church, focusing on how, why, who, and when to add staff in a way that encourages growth.

McIntosh, speaking from seventeen years of experience as a church growth consultant, carefully analyzes the rationale for multiple staffing. He provides many valuable helps, including:

Charts, graphs, and illustrations throughout amplify the information that goes beyond theory to practical relevance. Pastors and church leaders looking to add staff will find this a vital resource, and those currently serving multiple-staff churches will glean valuable information about achieving a more dynamic team ministry.

The Author

  1. Gary L. McIntosh

    Gary L. McIntosh

    Gary L. McIntosh (PhD, DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is president of the Church Growth Network and distinguished affiliate professor of Christian ministry and leadership at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is an internationally known...

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"Pastors who are considering means of bringing their churches to the next level of growth will appreciate the advice of this experienced church growth consultant."--Christian Retailing (April 15, 2000)

"This is an excellent source for churches making hiring decisions."--CBA Marketplace (May 2000)