The Five Bare Minimums of Church Growth

Over the years, I’ve worked with a lot of pastors and congregations who claimed they were ready to grow their churches. I’d love to tell you that virtually all of these congregations flourished, but the truth is, that’s rarely the case. The fact is, most churches fail to grow because they miss out on […]

Career or Call (from 21st Century Strategies for Church Growth)

...into this ministry tend to continue in transformational church growth ministry. Those who are called into transformational church growth ministry tend to continue in it. Tweet This When they’re moved...

What Every Pastor Should Know about Church Growth

...you measure what’s important you’ll see growth. An effective church growth strategy starts with the heart. If your church leaders have a heart for reaching the community for Jesus Christ...

Does Jesus Believe in Church Growth?

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The Church Growth Movement Revisited

...the “church.” In either case, both parties have been unfair to the movement. The church growth movement was never about numbers, nor was it merely about institutional church growth; it...

Disciple Making = Church Growth?

...the church … because each baptism is the gain of one more in the kingdom. But let us be clear: church growth without discipleship growth is no win for anyone....

Church Growth Failure

Some of you may remember the Church Growth Movement of the sixties and seventies. Great leaders such as Donald McGavran and Win Arn led the movement and soon every church...

21st Century Strategies for Church Growth

Over the next several months I’ll be working on what we consider the foundations for church growth. It’s based on the nine strategies we’ve identified as the core for faithful,...

The Changing Face of Worship and Church Growth

Interview with Bill Easum Pastors often turn to church growth strategists to help them develop a plan for their church. These specialized consultants can make a significant impact on every...