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Tony Morgan, Church Growth and the Small Thinking that Shouldn't Divide Us
Different ministries approach church health and growth in different ways. If we didn't, we probably couldn’t help each other very much.

He’s right. That’s why, when my church gets stuck I lean on the wisdom of guys like Tony.

If you want ideas on innovative leadership from a small church perspective, read my stuff. If you want to read about church growth, read Tony’s stuff.

Both strategies are needed at different times in a church’s life. So neither of us needs to defend ourselves for having a different perspective.

Thank God We’re Different

There are all kinds of ways to look at church health, growth and kingdom impact.

As long as you

  • Put Jesus first
  • Emphasize discipleship
  • Promote healthy churches
  • And pursue kingdom growth

I want to hear what you have to say.

Your approach will be different than mine. If it wasn’t, we probably couldn’t help each other very much.

Certainly, we can have a healthy interchange of ideas. And sometimes that will mean writing about our disagreements. But there’s no need to jump all over each other just because we have different role to play in the body of Christ.

If someone else’s approach to church health and growth doesn’t work for you, you don’t have to use it. Just move on.

Do what God is calling you to do and let others do what God is calling them to do.

No one should have to defend themselves for that.

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June 01, 2016 at 2:20 AM

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