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WHAT IS THE SECRET TO CHURCH GROWTH?

Posted on June 1, 2019 at 1:10 AM

Doesn’t every pastor and elder want to know the secret to church growth?  Absolutely!


There are many good answers to this question.  But let’s only focus on the key steps.  Each of these are important but they are still not the #1 secret. I’ll save the best for last.


Here are 6 commonly agreed upon essential components for church growth:


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WHY DON'T PEOPLE WANT CHURCH?

Posted on May 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM

According to statistics church attendance in North America is declining and many churches are closing their doors as a result.  So, what’s happening?  Why is church not relating to people today and as a result taking a downward dive?


Most teens and young adults today, see no need for church or religion.  In fact, many believe that religion is causing the decline of so...

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THE LAST 5 SIGNS OF A HEALTHY CHURCH

Posted on July 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM



So, we covered the first 5 characteristics in the last blog and the intro to this topic in the blog before that.  Scroll back and find those blogs if you missed them.  Here are the final 5 characteristics of a healthy church according to today’s experts.

1. A healthy church preaches salvation from sin.  Fire and brimstone ...
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FIRST 5 SIGNS OF A HEALTHY CHURCH

Posted on June 26, 2018 at 6:40 PM




In my last blog, I introduced this topic and I told you more was to come.  So here it is.  We have already established that the goal of a healthy church needs to be spiritual vitality instead of numbers and programs and so on.   Now let’s look at some of the specific characteristics of a healthy church that should be evident.  Experts have agreed on 10 ...
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WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF A HEALTHY CHURCH

Posted on June 20, 2018 at 3:25 PM



I suppose many people would conclude that the signs of a healthy church are the number of people attending, the quality of the music, the engaging style of the sermons, the number of programs and the motivating personalities of the leaders.  I certainly like all of these characteristics.  But these are not at the top of God’s list.

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