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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.
A Disappearing Missionary Impulse
We should empower all of God’s people to dream as missionaries again.
Why Break Church Growth Barriers? (And Why This Question Matters)
Before learning how to get bigger, every church needs to ask if it should get bigger.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 7 - Add In Order to Multiply
There are three elements of addition that must undergird any church that wants sustainable multiplication.
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.
The Indescribable Joy Of Loving The Church God Called You To Serve
Sometimes, being able to say “I love this church and I want to stay here” is enough to keep you going.
How Should We Think About Declining Denominational Numbers?
There’s more that matters than just the numbers.
Irenaeus of Lyon
Passionate Apologist to the Gnostics
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.
“Small Churches Are Lazy!” “Big Churches Are Compromised!” (5 Steps To Overcome Those Unfair Stereotypes)
Find the good. It’s there. Even in churches that may not be your cup of tea.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 5 - Prime the Pump
What is the most important step in becoming a multiplying church? The first step.
Small Church Pastors Have A Different Skill Set, Not A Lesser One
When we judge ministry success by only one characteristic (numerical growth) we miss what other pastors can teach us.
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.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 4 - Live Off of Less
Leaders must continually evaluate what they can do without.
This May Be The Most Disruptive, Counterintuitive Truth In Church Leadership Today
Churches don’t need to get bigger to do great ministry. Many small churches are doing it already.
The Church is on the Move
Christianity is and always will be a mobile faith.
The ‘Marks’ of Our Churches: Keeping from Mission Drift
What are the things that undergird the church itself?
Churches Outnumber Pubs in the UK
While the big denominations continue their downfall, certain Pentecostal movements, from black churches to Hillsong, see a surge in attendance.
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On Court Prophets and Wilderness Prophets
On Court Prophets and Wilderness Prophets
Christian responses to the president.
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