We know we want our churches to be healthy and experience growth. Sustained growth means we are consistently reaching new hearts for Christ! But with roughly 80% of US churches experiencing decline, what is keeping our churches from growing?
Confession time: my husband and I have a favorite guest speaker at our church. In fact, attendance is consistently higher when this pastor visits to preach! So a couple of years ago, we decided to visit his home church as a part of our anniversary date. And boy, were we surprised!
Your volunteers are part of creating a friendly welcoming atmosphere at your church.
Can’t God do things instantly?
If you have been in ministry longer than say a week than you have received some form of criticism
Aside from a supportive spouse, there are few people who can support a pastor like an assistant.
If you were to ask ten people in your congregation what your churches vision is what would they say?
The people in our churches spend a lot of time online, more time than most other forms of media in fact.
Perhaps more than ever there are people analyzing the health of the Christian Church in real time.
It seems like everything would improve if you could just get more people to attend…