Strategy

5 Signs Your Church Is Becoming Irrelevant

So how relevant is your church? Any idea how you’d answer that accurately? You can debate how important relevance is all day long (and many do), but the truth is irrelevant churches make almost no impact on the community around them. Why is that? Because relevance determines impact—that’s why. Relevance gains you a hearing. It…

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How to Break Through When Your Church Seems So Small

It’s the classic chicken and egg problem that plagues so many leaders. There’s an 85% chance you’re facing it right now because 85% of churches in North America have congregations of less than 200 attenders. Here’s the challenge: You think that if you had more people and money you think you could reach more people,…

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5 Signs Your Insecurity Is Ruining The Future

What happens when you’re no longer the leader of whatever you lead? Will your church, ministry, or department grow? Will it implode? Will it shrink back to some smaller version of itself now that your awesome leadership is missing? If you want to know one of the conversations that will dominate the next decade of…

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CNLP 164: Allyson Evans on Life Church’s Approach to Reaching Families, Unbelievable Growth, Hard Decisions and Leveling the Next Gen Playing Field

Allyson Evans came in from the marketing world to join the staff at Life.Church 16 years ago just as Life Church was opening its second location. She talks about working with Craig Groeschel, what’s working for them in reaching families, tough decisions as they’ve grown and on a radical staffing decision that leveled the playing…

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