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Church Attendance Is Dying. Here’s What’s Next.

Church attendance is dying. Big time. It’s not just reflected in the size of the decline, it’s reflected in the quality and nuances of those numbers. At least two massive, seismic shifts are at work in our culture causing this. First, we’re moving from Christendom into a post-Christian, post-modern era literally in our lifetime. Second,…

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5 Ways Tracking Church Attendance Messes With Your Soul

If you’ve spent more than 10 minutes in church leadership, you’re aware of the tension that tracking church attendance creates inside you and around you. Sure, for starters, the way other leaders talk about numbers is an easy gateway for criticism (He’s totally obsessed with numbers). But it’s deeper than that. It’s easy to criticize…

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7 Ways To Grow Church Attendance By Increasing Engagement

In an era of declining church attendance, how do you grow your church and advance your mission? Well, one key is this: you turn ordinary attendees into passionate champions of the mission. Not convinced? I outlined 5 reasons why engagement will drive almost all future church growth in this post. For too long, too many North American Christians…

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5 Reasons Why Engagement is the New Church Attendance

If you track attendance at your church (and who doesn’t), the vast majority of church leaders are tracking numbers that probably bother them. That can lead into a death spiral of trying to drive greater attendance, only to discover more disappointment down the road. The mission of the church is the same in every generation. But…

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