Church Health Resources


  • A Spirit-Empowered Church, Alton Garrison, Influence Resources, 2015
  • Autopsy of a Dead Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive, Thom Rainer, 2014
  • Come Back Churches, Ed Stetzer & Mike Dodson, B & H Publishing Group, 2007
  • Doing Church as a Team, Wayne Corderio, Regal, 1998
  • Faith @ Work, Os Hillman, Aslan Group Publishing, 2004
  • Natural Church Development, A Guide to 8 Essential Qualities of Healthy Churches, Christian Schwarz, Churchsmart Resources, 1996
  • Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, 3rd Edition, Mark Dever, Crossway, 2013
  • The Living Church, John Stott, IVP Books, 2007
  • The Never Alone Church, David Ferguson, Tyndale, 1998
  • Why Some Churches Are Blessed, Dan Betzer, Gospel Publishing House, 2015


  • An Effective Strategy for Congregational Transformation, Paul Borden, Enrichment Journal, Winter, 2015
  • Healthy Pastor, Healthy Church, Lenny Luchetti, Leadership Journal, Winter, 2014
  • Seven Sins of a Bad Church Website Design, Paul Clifford,, September 4, 2012.
  • Six Foundational Convictions for a Healthy Church, Rick Warren,, October 16, 2015
  • Twelve Characteristics of the Healthy Church, Dr. Richard Krejcir, 2001 excerpt from Pew Sitting
  • Two Lists: One for a Healthy Church, One for a Big Church - and They Don't Overlap, Karl Vaters, Leadership Journal, September 16, 2015



The resources listed here are examples only and are not to be considered sole recommendations by PCCNA. Online research will provide a broad and deep selection of additional excellent resources.