Training students. Mentoring Pastors. Counseling churches.


The Mathena Center for Church Revitalization serves the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and the churches of the Southern Baptist Convention by providing pastoral resources and training to help in recovering and revitalizing the most at-risk churches in the convention. The Center accomplishes its mission by training students for revitalization, mentoring pastors doing revitalization, and counseling churches needing revitalization.

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Find out about our center,
mission, and the results of our years of ministry.

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The 1-year Church Revitalization internship prepares aspiring pastors for this vital work.



Four years worth of excellent church revitalization content, all in one place.