Tag Archives: Church Growth
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A Change of Inputs (recovering evangelism while there is still time)
Churches are in a decaying orbit; we have to change our inputs.
2023 Crazy Gospel Math
I sometimes get the opportunity to help pastors and congregations think about growth. Almost all churches desire to grow, they just don’t know where to start. Here is a formula I use. Take your sanctuary capacity; multiply it by .75 and double it. That is your target. I see a lot of churches in USAmerica thatContinue reading “2023 Crazy Gospel Math”
Leverage Your Great Easter into a Great 2023!
Social Media is a great tool to keep up with what God is doing in churches far and near. I love that! I noticed many churches had strong attendances for Easter 2023 and I rejoice with them! However, failure to effectively follow up major “victories” in a church (like a big Easter) is a common mistakeContinue reading “Leverage Your Great Easter into a Great 2023!”
Why Words Matter
“Gentle words bring life and health; deceitful words crush the spirit.” Proverbs 15:4 The Bible opens in Genesis with words being spoken by God and the cosmos forming as a result. God said and there was. In the New Testament, Jesus heals, delivers and sets miracles into motion with words. When Jesus speaks, the KingdomContinue reading “Why Words Matter”
Does Your Church Want a Future? (then “get” this!)
History will look upon the years that spanned our lifetimes and declare them to be a period of seismic cultural shift. In the same way the Gutenberg Press changed the world in 1439, the advent of the personal computer and the internet has changed the world again. We live in a time when the NormanContinue reading “Does Your Church Want a Future? (then “get” this!)”
Following Up Your Christmas Week
Social Media is a great tool to keep up with what God is doing in churches far and near. I love reading each and every glowing report! Many churches rebounded from 2020 attendance for Christmas Week and I rejoice with them! Clearly God was moving. Bam! However, failure to effectively follow up major “victories” (like aContinue reading “Following Up Your Christmas Week”
A Place to Stand as the Holidays Near
My constant temptation is to simply check out. Cash it in, retire, unplug, disconnect, disappear into the Smoky Mountains with Melissa and a Bible and have no idea who becomes President in the next election. The troubled state of the world, our unsettled country and divisions within my denomination make me sad. Not mad, justContinue reading “A Place to Stand as the Holidays Near”
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