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5 Things Every Small To Mid-Sized Church Struggles With

Of all the subjects I deal with on this blog, church size generates a LOT of reaction and emotion. This post on why most churches never break the 200 attendance mark struck a deep nerve. As I outline in my course, Church Growth Masterclass, people clearly have strong opinions and emotions about the size of churches that can (and…

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5 Epidemics the Evangelical Church Must Address

One of the very best ways to grow personally is to be 100% honest about your strengths and weaknesses. I feel that way about the local church, and about the wider church. At Connexus, where I serve as Lead Pastor, I remind our staff team regularly of two things: 1. We should be our church’s…

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9 Surprising Challenges You’ll Face When Your Church Grows

It’s easy to believe that there will come a day when your church or organization will never struggle and you’ll never struggle as a leader. As tempting as that is to believe, it’s just not true. Every church struggles. And every leader struggles. And—yes—even growing churches struggle. I outlined the struggles smaller churches experience in my post 5 Tensions Every…

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The 10 Best Posts of 2017 As Voted By You

2017 was an incredible year of change, in the world, in the church and often, in your life. You, the readers, also made it the best year to date on the blog. I can’t thank you enough for the encouragement, the interaction, the ideas and the friendships we make online. The blog was accessed over…

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7 Things Every Growing Church Struggles With

It’s easy to believe that there will come a day when your church will never struggle and you’ll never struggle as a leader. As tempting as that is to believe, it’s just not true. Every church struggles. And every leader struggles. And—yes—even growing churches struggle. I outlined the struggles smaller churches experience in my post 5 Tensions Every Small To…

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