Posts Tagged ‘growing churches’

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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 Motives For Church Growth Are Bad

You probably have an immediate reaction to the concept of church growth. You might get really excited about it, or maybe you wince and launch into a list of criticisms in your head (or on your keyboard). Personally, I’m committed to helping churches reach more people because I long to see everyone in a personal…

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Why It’s Easy (And Wrong) to Think Growing Churches Simply Won The Lottery

There’s a theory out there that goes something like this: growing churches grow because, well, they just got lucky. It’s like they won the talent lottery, the gifting lottery, the demographic lottery (right neighborhood) the nice-people-who-attend-their-church-and-don’t-block-change lottery, the perfect timing slot machine and just about every stroke of luck you can manufacture in your mind.…

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