Maybe the best thing we can do for small churches is to listen to their pastors, leaders and congregations about how we can work with them.
Learn from them instead of condescending to them.
How Did We Miss This?
The biggest mystery, to my mind at least, is how so many of us have completely missed what God has been doing through small churches.
Not one statistic I’ve mentioned in this series is obscure or even disputed. Not the percentage of large to small churches, the number of people in them, their worldwide spread, or their importance in people’s lives.
But, until I cobbled them all together, I never saw small churches this way. I’m guessing you’d say the same.
I tackle that mystery in my next post, The Astonishing Power of Small Churches: Three Reasons We've Missed This.
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