The Dig Down Process

Calling people of faith into a growth mindset

The Dig Down Process is an adventure in thinking theologically, exploring governance and staffing, and maximizing resources. Making shifts in these three important areas can empower a congregation to move forward in mission. This Guide is designed for deep thinking and action. Each step includes reading, conversation, and discernment towards the larger goal of evaluating and making changes as needed within the congregation.

LEAD offers resources, training, and coaching to help congregations successfully move through the process.

Free resources include:

Work with LEAD to design a package to meet your specific needs.

LEAD offers the following resources, trainings, and coaching for the Dig Down Process that can be customized for your unique context.

  • Dig Down Guide with:
    • step by step timeline for the Dig Down Process
    • detailed explanations for each of the ten steps
    • training activities
    • Bible studies
    • questions for listening and reflection
    • and more
  • Online training by a LEAD coach to equip the Exploring Team facilitator and the pastor to lead the Dig Down Process
  • Coaching with experienced coaches to accompany your congregation through the process
  • Congregational Assessment (also available separately)

Individual copies of the Dig Down Guide are available for purchase from Amazon

Dig Down Guide

By committing to the Dig Down Process, you are making the decision to listen to and follow God into the future. Contact LEAD for additional options.

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