By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 6, 2016
It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it.
The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2021
As I prepared to share this with friends, I had to ask myself, “Why should a pastor attend a conference like this?”
I came up with four reasons why pastors should attend conferences, seminars, and/or workshops.
By Charles Stone on May 11, 2016
Pastors must craft compelling, Spirit-led services if we are to entice the unchurched to attend and keep attending. What they experience at church must be worth the price of giving up their relaxing mornings at home.
By Bill Couchenour on Nov 9, 2020
"Too often, we have allowed people to settle for giving 2 percent of their income, or attending 4 out of 5 Sundays."
By Brandon Kelley on Nov 28, 2017
"You can make the next time you attend a conference worth your while."
By Josh Reich on Feb 25, 2021
Too many pastors work at churches they would not attend if they didn’t get paid to be there. Think about this: If you work at a church, would you attend it if you didn’t get paid to be there?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 26, 2017
Why is it that most churches never break the 200 attendance mark?
By Steven Furtick on Dec 22, 2011
Should preaching focus more on evangelism or deepening the spiritual formation of attenders?
By Brian Croft on Jun 30, 2017
Does church attendance really matter? Here are five important reasons why it is essential that every Christian gather with other Christians in the same local church weekly to hear the preaching of God’s Word.
By Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?
By Sermoncentral on Apr 3, 2020
Here's how you can reach the people who attend your church only on Christmas and Easter.
By Ron Forseth on Oct 18, 2018
Even though no one pays attention to the pre-flight warnings, the message is crucial when things go wrong.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 4, 2021
Church attendance should be a tool to help people draw closer to Jesus. Not the other way around.
By Rob Overton on Mar 19, 2020
"It is incredibly easy for a growing church to appear healthy while leaving bruised and battered people in its wake."
By Sermoncentral on Sep 21, 2019
Have you ever thought about how--and why--people should leave a church?