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Why Most Mission Statements Fail In Smaller Churches
In a smaller church, instead of uniting people, a mission statement can feel controlling and manipulative.
Small churches? Not so much. Small Churches Are Bound By Relationship, Not Statements. In a small church – especially under 100 – a mission statement isn't needed as much.
The Modern Myth Of The Persistently Growing Congregation
The addition or multiplication of small congregations has always been the typical way the church has grown.
Constant numerical growth has never been the norm for healthy churches, historically. Instead, the addition or multiplication of small congregations has always been the typical way the
Is Your Church Measuring Health Or Size? They’re Not The Same Thing
In the same way that a healthy elephant is bigger than a healthy rabbit, a church's size has nothing to do with its relative health – or relative value.
We hear what we expect to hear – that 100 pounds of bricks weighs more than 100 pounds of feathers, and that healthy big churches are better than healthy small churches.
9 Ways to Reverse a Downward Giving Trend
For most churches and pastors, poor stewardship is not a matter of extravagance, but of unseen waste. He's been a small church pastor for more than 30 years and is the author of Small
Why We Can’t Afford To Be Dismissive Toward Small Churches
The micro half of the body of Christ must be as fully encouraged, resourced and engaged as the macro half.
Church GrowthOctober 09, 2017. Why We Can't Afford To Be Dismissive Toward Small Churches Historically, 90 percent of churches have always been small.
The World's Best Small Churches
What if every small church stopped worrying about getting bigger, and decided to be a great church starting right now?
Small Church MinistrySeptember 23, 2017. The World's Best Small Churches What if every small church stopped worrying about getting bigger, and decided to be a great church starting
Big Churches And Small Churches: Contrast Without Criticism
Church leaders need to understand the differences between churches of various sizes. So we can work together, not tear ourselves apart.
Christian UnityJuly 28, 2017. Big Churches And Small Churches: Contrast Without Criticism Church leaders need to understand the differences between churches of various sizes.
Make the Most of Your Rented Space
Five solutions for mobile churches.
Make the Most of Your Rented Space. Five solutions for mobile churches. Churches are popping up in schools, community centers, and warehouses.
Another Small Church Christmas Eve – Was Yours Not So Merry And Bright?
You’re not the only pastor who experienced a tough Christmas Eve yesterday, or feels the weight of it today.
all the rave reports from fellow pastors about full churches, beautiful productions and salvations. But, while you're happy for them, you don't respond. Because, in the small church you