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The Secret Resistance to Church Growth

"Every church wants to grow, right? Not necessarily. Some leaders and members subconsciously may see growth as threatening and prefer to keep things ?the way they used to be.' This secret resistance among key people will surely inhibit growth."

- Douglas J. Brouwer, from the Building Church Leaders Assessment Pack, "A Welcoming Church."

Have you encountered a secret resistance to growth at your church? How did you respond?

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