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THE PASTOR MUST DREAM

The digital-first, post-modern, multi-cultural era demands authenticity and contextuality of ministry dreams.

PASTORIA is where it begins…

DREAMSCOPE

Our monthly e-bulletin with advice on local and regional ministry strategy in light of social trends and organizational transformation.

Basic

$0/mo
  • Socio-Cultural Trends
  • Organizational Transformation

Executive

$12/mo
  • Socio-Cultural Trends
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Local Church Growth
  • Local Church Turnaround
  • Regional Vitalization
  • Regional Planting

DREAMLINE

Our library of topic- or situation-specific guidance with audio coming soon.

Leadership

3. Do this in the first 90 days of ministry

Discipleship

2. This is a post-modern sermon

Leadership

1. These are the three types of pastors

THE PEOPLE MUST PREPARE

What used to be the mainstream means of discipleship through academic theological discussion and life-sharing is now deeply experiential and social.

PASTORIA develops next generation leadership.

EXPERIENTIAL

DREAMCIRCLES

Our made-to-order workshops for context-dependent leadership development.

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San Francisco, CA

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Los Angeles, CA

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Chicago, IL

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Houston, TX

Coming Soon

DREAMPOINT

Our intensive retreats for pastors and leadership teams seeking a turning point in their local or regional ministry.

Immersion 1

Achieving empathy with diverse, un-churched communities, their paradigm, and their every-day life

Modeling 2

Understanding the why's and how's of the declining value and revenue of the typical "local church"

Formation 3

Building missional harmony within the leadership team and expanding that harmony with un-churched communities

Diagnosis 4

Identifying the obstacles and potential for missional harmony within a pastoral staff and/or leadership team

Development 5

Building a new definition "discipleship" for the digital-first, post-modern, and multi-cultural era in your community

Simulation 6

Testing structural transformation within the staff/team and rapid proto-typing new ministry forms within the community

ICONIC

THE CHURCH MUST INNOVATE

As the relevance of the local church as a Sunday-centered community declines, the church must produce new forms of participation in God’s work.

PASTORIA develops future-focused ministries.

DREAMSCAPE

Our full-service branding and digital marketing service for local church turnarounds.

PASTORIA provides a clear understanding of what your current brand is conveying to your members and the public.  Then, we lead a process of discernment and design for what must be conveyed to build a new foundation for the future of the ministry.

  • Logo & Tagline
  • Mission & Vision
  • Brand Analysis
  • Brand System

Based on the results of the branding effort, PASTORIA builds and leads the ministry’s digital-first marketing efforts.  This includes setting a strategy for digital media, designing of the website, e-mail, and social media channels, the gathering, development, and structuring of content, and its timed distribution.

  • Channel Design
  • Content Strategy
  • Content Development
  • Content Distribution

PASTORIA produces media often required of ministry turnaround including promotional videos, capital campaign videos, sermon series videos, sermon podcast, specialized podcasts, and special event photography.

  • Video Production
  • Podcast Production
  • Event Photography

PASTORIA formulates an integrated strategy and tactics utilizing all media channels to achieve specific ministry objectives.

  • All of the above

DREAMRISE

Our comprehensive church planting process for motivated churches and denominational leaders.

01. ASSESS

We identify a ministry's obstacles and potential for successful planting in the digital-first, post-modern, and multi-ethnic contexts.

02. DESIGN

We envision a ministry brand, discipleship type, and development trajectory that inspires leaders and new followers alike.

03. EQUIP

We build welcoming, development, and administrative capacity for pastors, staff, and volunteers towards missional harmony.

04. ENGAGE

We lead the marketing, welcoming, and innovation efforts of the church plant to build and sustain community engagement.

05. GUIDE

We provide direct advice, not coaching, and accountability for missional harmony and sustained growth over time.