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Have you ever led the church of your dreams?
Have you ever come to the place where today’s reality matched yesterday’s prayers?
When that does not happen, it can be frustrating.
Disappointment can set in.
The feeling of being stuck and not being able to progress.
I have been there.
As I changed my focus to growing a healthy church, things changed.
We got some ‘medical’ advice and moved on in the right direction.
I can help you do the same.
Get the passion back, get some advice and progress, with a fresh set of eyes.
In today’s complex world every pastor needs an experienced coach to help them navigate current leadership challenges
Pastoring has dramatically changed this century and a new day demands a new approach
Pastors focussed on church growth end up frustrated and confused by the lack of results
Every church gets healthier when fresh eyes look at current programs and routines
You will get clarity about your immediate next steps as you focus on the key elements that improve church health.
Ian will help you focus on improving the growth engines of your church which will boost your church’s health.
Your goal may be increased attendance, more leaders, balancing ministry and family, raising more money or building emotional resilience. Ian will help you achieve a measurable outcome.
You will receive follow up coaching from Ian as he supports you in the implementation of the consult recommendations.
You will benefit from Ian’s ministry which exposes him to current best practices around the globe.
Ian has 12 years of pastoral experience and has grown a church in Europe from 45 to 450 members, in two locations, almost half of that time being bivocational.
I have 12 years of pastoral experience.
As Lead Pastor at C3 Rivers Church (Arnhem, The Netherlands) I led our church from a campus church of 45 members to a full member church with 450 members, in two locations. We are currently in the process of starting a third and fourth location as well as acquiring our own building. I am also on the leadership team of C3 Church Europe.
In 2016 and 2017 I engaged John Finkelde as a Grow a Healthy Church consultant, which led to significant growth and health in my personal leadership as well as in the life of our church. Being bivocational by nature, I became a GAHC consultant for Europe/UK in 2020.
I have an Advanced Diploma in Leadership from Hillsong College and an Undergraduate Degree in Econometrics and Operational Research from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
I have been married for 12 years and have two sons and a daughter. I am the author of The Norman Factor (Printopya, USA), a book about a life and death scenario my wife and I went through and the supernatural lessons I learned through it.
Comprehensive analysis of 12 key health indicators in your church
Ian spends 6 hours with the pastor discussing key issues facing your church
Training sessions for your key leaders and volunteers
One-on-one interviews with your key leaders
Introduce current best governance practices
Preach in your Sunday service
Two months free membership of the Hub, your one stop resource centre
On the last day of the consult Ian presents a comprehensive, written report with reflections of your church’s health and clear, next step recommendations
Ian coaches the pastor for 12 months to help them implement the recommendations
Sunday – Sunday Service ministry, Leader interviews, Key Leader Training
Monday – Pastor interview, Leader interviews, Board Coaching
Tuesday – Pastor interview, Leader interviews, Volunteer Training
Wednesday – present recommendations
BASIC 6 x 30 min monthly coaching sessions
STANDARD | PREMIUM 12 x30 min monthly coaching sessions
No. All offerings and honorariums received during a visit can be deducted from the annual fee.
No. All airfares are covered by the host church.
Yes. When you download the Price Guide we send you a sample report.