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5 Unfair Criticisms of Large Churches It’s Time To Drop

By Carey Nieuwhof

When you think of large churches and mega-churches, what comes to mind? If there’s one thing I learned from writing about the church, it’s that some…

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5 Key Questions You Should Ask If Your Church Isn’t Growing

By Carey Nieuwhof

Chances are you didn’t get into leadership to see your church stop accomplishing its mission. One of the primary missions of the local church is…

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attractional church

3 Ways Attractional Church Needs to Change To Reach the Next Generation

By Carey Nieuwhof

In an era in which everything is changing so fast, it can be really difficult to discern what’s next. That’s doubly true in church world.…

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10 Things That Ain’t Church (Some Thoughts On Irregular and Declining Church Attendance)

By Carey Nieuwhof

It’s never been easier to avoid church, skip church or exit church than it is today. And it has a lot of church leaders and…

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unchurched

8 Signs Your Church Is Actually Reaching Unchurched People

By Carey Nieuwhof

So are you really reaching unchurched people at your church? How would you know…for real? Just because a church is growing doesn’t mean it’s filling…

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5 Rather Startling Reasons People Leave Your Church

By Carey Nieuwhof

No matter how long you’ve been in leadership, it still hurts when people leave your church. It’s somewhat easy to understand people leaving when things…

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cool church

Why Cool Church Doesn’t Work Anymore (More on the Future Church)

By Carey Nieuwhof

Everything has its season. And the season of the cool church is, in many ways, coming to an end. Recently, I wrote a post that…

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5 Reasons Charismatic Churches Are Growing (And Attractional Churches Are Past Peak)

By Carey Nieuwhof

Think about how churches were just before the pandemic hit. Notice this? If you looked at almost any growing church led by younger leaders, it…

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