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Why We Have To Talk About Church Size
Let’s ask the questions that need to be asked, and offer honest, grace-filled answers that tell us what we need to know.
What Does Your Church Do That Your Phone Can’t Do?
Online connectivity is great. But it will never replace spending time in the presence of other people who love Jesus, too.
3 Of The Biggest Complaints Pastors Have About Church Members – And What To Do About Them
It's not about getting people to give, attend and volunteer more. They need to fall in love with Jesus again. And so do we.
My Church Seems Healthy, But It’s Not Growing! What’s Wrong?
“All healthy things grow” is not a Bible verse or a command. We have to stop acting like it is.
The Key to This Church Planting Network’s Success? Start Big, Stay BigSubscriber Access Only
The Association of Related Churches (ARC) focuses on a non-competitive spirit and strategic growth.
How Should We Think About Declining Denominational Numbers?
There’s more that matters than just the numbers.
Why I’m Not Pushing For Church Growth Any More
For years I pushed for growth. And it nearly pushed me out of pastoral ministry.
The One Big Counterintuitive Reason Most Churches Stay Small
In many cases, small might be a strategic advantage.
Three Ways to Lead Differently in a Church Breaking the 200 Barrier
There is a sociological shift pastors must navigate as church attendance rises above 200.
One-on-One with Lee Eclov on ‘How Rediscovering the Church as Family Changes Everything’
“When Christians look for a church, they are looking for a home.”
Church Growth: Before Asking “Does It Scale?” We Need To Ask, “Should It Scale?”
The best answers start with the right questions.
Breaking The 200 Barrier Is Good – Feeling Guilty If You Don’t Break It, Isn’t
Most churches don’t experience constant numerical increase, no matter how hard they work or what new strategies they learn.
The Church Today in Cultural Captivity
Why the Lordship of Christ is the Great Commission.
Overcoming Confirmation Bias About Church Size, Health And Effectiveness
Confirmation bias causes us to see the successes of the big, fast-growing churches, but only the problems in the small, steady church.
What About The Small, But NOT Struggling Church?
It’s unfair, inaccurate and unhelpful to make the assumption that a church is struggling just because it’s small.
First Impressions: 7 Ways To Give Church Guests A Frustration-Free Experience
Shortening the distance between our guests and a relationship with Jesus. That's what a welcoming church is all about.
Is Religious Decline Inevitable in the United States?
Current statistics about the secularization of American may come as a surprise.
How To Avoid The Trap That "Just A Little More" Will Fix Your Church's Problems
If you want to be happy with where God takes you, be content with where God has placed you.
One-on-One with Brian Miller on Emerging Adults, Social Media and Faith
Modern technology influences young adults as they consider faith and church.
11 Significant Differences Between 1 Church Of 1,000 And 10 Churches Of 100
The church has always been blessed by our differences.
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Proving That God Exists Without Opening a Bible
Proving That God Exists Without Opening a Bible
How human reason alone can lay a pathway from doubt to belief.
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