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Church Changer

Looking for practical advice and proven strategies to grow your congregation? Then, Church Changer is for you. With a Coaching Network, Podcast, and Leadership Conference, our goal is simple: to equip pastors and church leaders with cutting-edge tools and best practices to navigate our changing culture and reach more people for Christ than ever before.

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What others are saying...

Outreach Magazine named Liquid Church one of the best books of 2019

"Liquid Church has a big, holy, audacious goal — to saturate its entire state for Christ. If you’re passionate about impacting your city with the Gospel, read this powerful book for fresh ideas that will build your faith.”
Craig Groeschel

Pastor, Life.Church and NYT Best Selling Author

“I love the biblical basis of this powerful book: Ezekiel’s vision of a tiny trickle turning into a raging river (Ezekiel 47:1-12). If you want to saturate your city with the living water of Jesus, I dare you to pray the bold prayer that the leaders of Liquid Church prayed!”
Mark Batterson

Pastor, National Community Church and NYT Best Selling Author

“This book will grip you. In my view, the chapter on preaching (Chapter 5) is worth the price of the book alone. If you want to reach the next generation of young adults, you’ve picked up the right book.”
Carey Nieuwhof

Host of The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast

Liquid Church is pointing the way of hope for reaching our post-modern culture and re-inventing church for the next generation. I highly recommend this resource as a trustworthy guide to innovate ministry for your local context.”
Kadi Cole

Leadership Consultant and author of Developing Female Leaders

“When I read Liquid Church, it felt like a Purpose-Driven Church for today’s generation of leaders. This book should be on every church leader’s ‘required reading’ list if you want to make a deep impact in your community!”
Rich Birch

Host of the unSeminary Podcast

“The chapter on Loving the Overlooked is particularly powerful as it lays out a strategy aligned with the actual ministry of Jesus, far too often ignored today. Grab your team and work through the insights of Liquid Church together. You’ll be glad you did.”
Larry Osborne

Pastor of North Coast Church

“Tim is a master communicator who has inspired thousands of people in the Northeast. The saturation strategy in this book can show your church new ways to impact your community for Christ. Read it and realize your church’s full potential!”
Wayne Francis

Lead Pastor of Authentic Church (New York)

“Over the last ten years, I’ve had the privilege of pastoring in two incredible churches: Saddleback and Liquid. The story and practices laid out in Liquid Church have directly impacted who I am and how I do ministry. It will do the same for you.”
Tom Kang

Lead Pastor of NewStory Church

Liquid Church provides fresh insight, strategy, and practicality on how to impact a world that is ever changing and introduce them to an unchangeable, immense, and loving God. It will inspire you and challenge you to go into the deep with the Holy Spirit."
Andi Andrew

Cofounder of Liberty Church (NYC); Founder of She is Free

“I love it when I hear about a church working to reach its city for Jesus. When you’re setting out to learn something, make sure you learn from someone who is winning at it. When it comes to reaching your city, Tim is definitely one of those who is winning.”
Dino Rizzo

Executive Director, ARC and Pastor, Church of the Highlands

“More than a book, Liquid Church is a resource, a handbook, a shot of adrenalin, cortisone, and an espresso to lift up the minds, bodies, and spirits of those sailing these new seas.”
Leonard Sweet

Best-selling author (Rings of Fire)

“This book pours forth with radiant smiles, delightful humor, deep truth, contagious action, and unlimited generosity – what a gift! Hundreds of thousands are grateful that God inspired Tim to pray “open my eyes Lord,” … and so will this beautiful book!”
Michael J. Mantel, Ph.D

President & CEO, Living Water International

“If you’re looking to be challenged, stimulated, and coached in the area of church growth, look no further. Like most good coaches Tim Lucas skillfully provides correction to outdated thinking without the aftertaste of resentment. ”
David D. Ireland, Ph.D

Lead Pastor & Author of One in Christ & The Kneeling Warrior

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About the Authors

Together, Pastor Tim Lucas and award-winning researcher Dr. Warren Bird tell the fascinating story of a New Jersey church that began “on accident” and grew into one of America’s 100 Fastest-Growing Churches with over 5,000 in weekly attendance.

Tim Lucas

Lead Pastor, Liquid Church

Tim Lucas is the founder and lead pastor of Liquid Church, named one of America's 100 Fastest-Growing Churches by Outreach magazine (2022). Tim started Liquid "on accident" with a dozen twenty-something friends meeting in the basement of a 150-year old church. Since launching in 2007, Liquid has experienced rapid growth and thousands of changed lives. The innovative church has grown to seven locations across New Jersey with 5,000 people in attendance weekly and 3,000+ baptisms to date.

A dynamic communicator, Tim is a sought-after conference speaker known for creatively communicating the Bible to post-Christian audiences with passion, heart, and humor. His innovative approaches to outreach have been spotlighted by Fox News, CNN, The Today Show, and the New York Times.

Tim leads the Northeast Pastors Coaching Network to equip and mentor senior pastors, ministry leaders, and church planters to reach the next generation for Christ. A graduate of Wheaton College (IL), Tim and his wife Colleen raised their two children just outside of New York City.

SPEAKER: For speaking requests and coaching inquiries, contact [email protected].

Warren Bird


Warren Bird is an award-winning writer and researcher and currently serves as vice president for research and equipping at the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability ( His background includes pastoring and seminary teaching, and a 13-year run as research director at Leadership Network.

Warren has authored or co-authored 30 previous books including Hero Maker (Dave Ferguson as lead author), How to Break Growth Barriers (Carl George as lead author) and Unleashing the Word (Max McLean as lead author).

Warren is a graduate of Wheaton College (BA, MA), Alliance Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Fordham University (Ph.D.). He and his college sweetheart wife Michelle live in Metro New York City.