Is Your Church Destined for Smallness?

How many church leaders does it take to change a lightbulb?

I’m not sure, but in many churches it takes 50 percent or more of the sitting board members to make virtually every decision. And there’s a church growth correlation that shows the more leaders involved in management decisions, the smaller the church’s potential.

Case in […]

The Most Misunderstood Man in Christianity

...was church growth. The title of my first book was The Church Growth Handbook. I had never heard of McGavran at the time. All I knew was that God had...

Measuring Church Transformation

...to the baseline. Spiritual Growth Although spiritual growth in an individual is difficult to measure objectively, it is possible to get a fairly accurate measurement of a congregation’s spiritual growth....

Loving Your Church to Death … Or to Growth

...their congregational funds), that church is heading for decline. They will literally love themselves to death. Loving Your Church To Growth It is possible to love your church to growth,...

Disciple has Too Much Baggage to Be Effective

...coaching for their own apprentices. Reproduction and Exponential Growth of People and Church Are the Goal If you want exponential church growth, leadership development, and spiritual growth, work toward every...

A Church Planter and Church Transformation Self-Assessment

...time a growth pastor (church planter) spends on each task. (b) Once they are in order, suggest how many hours per week a growth pastor spends on each task. (c)...

Church and Culture

...kinds of people who don’t eat enough bran and don’t think that Chris Rock is funny. Church Growth vs. Church Health – church growth wrongly focused the church on nickels...

Hope or Hype?

...started in your church, take a look at the wide variety of church growth tools available from The Effective Church Group. Or … text/call us at 888-470-2456. Church Growth Tools...

What to Say After “Hello”

...into sustainable growth.” Share your elevator speech in the comments section below and let’s compare. Sustainable Church Growth Starts with You If you’ve tried all the tricks in the book...