In today’s episode, Randy introduces you to Cally Parkinson, the Communications Director for REVEAL, an initiative that utilizes research tools and discoveries to help churches better understand spiritual growth in their congregations. She discusses the number one thing that people want most from you/your church in order to grow spiritually. Tune in today to learn valuable insight into people’s needs and spiritual growth and connection.
"The REVEAL for Church, REVEAL Individual and Church Engagement assessments collect and curate data into detailed reports to help you understand how your people are experiencing their relationships with Jesus Christ and how your church can meet their spiritual needs with more impact." - https://revealforchurch.com
Cally Parkinson is the director for REVEAL, an initiative that utilizes research tools and discoveries to help churches better understand spiritual growth in their congregations. To date REVEAL has served over 2500 churches and surveyed 600,000 congregants. Cally is the author of Rise: Bold Strategies to Transform Your Church, which covers REVEAL’s latest findings about eight church archetypes. Cally has also co-authored four books with Willow Creek’s former Executive Pastor, Greg Hawkins, describing insights from REVEAL. Cally previously served as the director of communications at Willow Creek Community Church, a role she took on following a twenty-five-year career at Allstate Insurance Company. At Allstate, she held positions in strategic planning, research, finance, and communications. She has a BA in languages from Depauw University and a master’s degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Cally and her husband, Rich, live in the Chicago suburbs and have two grown children and three grandchildren.
Randy Frazee is the lead pastor at Westside Family Church in Kansas City. A frontrunner and innovator in spiritual formation and biblical community, Randy is the architect of The Story and Believe church engagement campaign. He is also the author of The Heart of the Story; Think, Act, Be Like Jesus; What Happens After You Die; The Connecting Church 2.0; and The Christian Life Profile Assessment. He and his wife, Rozanne, live in Kansas City, Kansas.