Small Church Ministry
The Astonishing Power of Small Churches: Strategic Placement
Small churches may be the most overlooked, under-appreciated and underutilized asset on earth. But it doesn’t have to stay that way.

They are at home in every language and culture, among every age group, every socio-economic status, to fit every taste and style.

People gather in small churches to celebrate their greatest joys and find solace in their deepest sorrows. They mark our emotional and spiritual milestones including our births and our deaths, our weddings and our coming of age.

More people have found salvation, discipleship and ministry opportunities in small churches than anywhere else in history.

More people have found salvation, discipleship and ministry opportunities in small churches than anywhere else in history.

Poised for Greatness and Goodness

Imagine what any country, company or army would give to have over one billion people scattered into every nook and cranny across the face of the earth in groups averaging 25 to 35 people. (The average church in the world is 75-80, so the average small church is probably around 25-35).

Yes, small churches have problems – every church does. But our size isn’t one of them.

How have we missed this simple truth? Is it because we didn’t plan it ourselves?

This is God’s doing. It’s time we caught up to that fact.

Small churches are the most overlooked, under-appreciated and underutilized asset on earth. Including by those of us who are in them.

But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Small churches are poised to be the greatest force for good that the world has ever seen.

It’s time to turn us loose.

How? I take a look at that in my next post, The Astonishing Power of Small Churches: Fan the Flame.

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