Church Growth
Why We Can’t Afford To Be Dismissive Toward Small Churches
The micro half of the body of Christ must be as fully encouraged, resourced and engaged as the macro half.

The Body Of Christ – Unified And Healthy

We can’t afford to keep overlooking or undervaluing the contributions of small (as in, normal-sized) churches and expect them to remain vibrant contributors to the mission. No organism can stay healthy that way. Including the church.

Church growth is an essential element of church life. Healthy small churches are not a hindrance to that growth. We’re an essential element in it.

The hand can’t say to the foot “I don’t need you” or “why can’t you become a hand?” without doing damage, not just to the foot, but to the entire body.

Church growth is an essential element of church life. Healthy small churches are not a hindrance to that growth. We’re an essential element in it.

It’s time to acknowledge, encourage and resource small churches, welcoming them as equally-valued partners in the mission of the entire church.

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October 09, 2017 at 8:00 AM

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