ForthTelling Innovation

George W. Bullard Jr.
Strategic Thinking Mentor for Christian Leaders, Congregations, and Denominations
Created 03 Sep 2021
  • North Main Shifts to Generosity
    29 Mar 2022 1 1
    North Main is more than one hundred years old. It is one of the congregations in its southwest US city considered the second church of its denomination. It serves with contagious vitality and vibrancy...
  • Celebration Congregation's New Life of Health and Strength
    21 Mar 2022 4 1
    Celebration was an intentional new congregational expression 11 years ago on the rural-urban fringe of a medium-size metropolitan area in the Pacific northwest. It was not actually a new congregation....
  • Redeem All: How Digital Life is Changing Evangelical Culture
    07 Mar 2022 1 0
    Book Review on Redeem All: How Digital Life is Changing Evangelical Culture. See the book at A needed topic, but a book that falls short of addressing the subject with excelle...
  • Tempered Resilience: How Leaders Are Formed in the Crucible of Change
    23 Feb 2022 2 1
    I had the pleasure of reading a book by Todd Bolsinger during the last week and reviewing it on Here is a link to the book. (Four Stars out of Five) A Book for Lead...
  • Open Community Was a Challenge for First Church
    14 Feb 2022 2 3
    Established more than 200 years ago in a Midwest city, First Church wears well the label of Old First Church. It is situated in the heart of the city with government buildings and historic homes conve...
  • Trinity Could Only Reach Their Kind of People
    10 Feb 2022 5 3
    Trinity Congregation was the original congregation of its denomination in what was then a crossroads called Grandview outside a major metropolitan area in the western part of the United States. For de...
  • St. John Has High Expectations
    07 Feb 2022 4 2
    St. John Has High Expectations St. John’s heritage included high expectations of their ministerial and lay leadership. At one point they were the model medium membership congregation in their district...
  • Evansville Church Relocates . . .
    31 Jan 2022 1 6
    For background, read this story — Evansville Church Relocating After Nearly 130 Years of Service — More t...
  • Mt. Calvary Serves Their Community Context
    20 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 7 4
    Lillian Gaines, a retired schoolteacher who served as a reading specialist, is an active leader in the Mt. Calvary congregation. This church is in the unincorporated community of Allen Crossroads. The...
  • Christ the King Congregation Was Misaligned
    18 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 3 4
    Launched during the post-World War II church planting boom, Christ the King began as a congregation focused on its neighborhood, and remained so for 35 years. Then its neighborhood began to transition...
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