By Joe Mckeever on Feb 6, 2018
After working for years among hundreds of small congregations, Joe McKeever speaks to the subtle growth barriers that tend to go unnoticed or unaddressed in stagnant churches.
By Tom Mercer on Mar 22, 2010
Tom Mercer shares the remarkable story of how his church grew exponentially through the power of a biblical concept in community called oikos.
By Tim Keller on Feb 14, 2018
Tim Keller explores one of the most talked-about church issues: the relationship of size to church health and culture.
By Brandon O'brien on Feb 19, 2018
Brandon O'Brien offers five strengths that he believes are inherent in small congregations, which can leverage these characteristics for ministry success.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 2, 2018
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Tom Mercer on Aug 30, 2010
Veteran pastor Tom Mercer explains the concept of oikos, a revolutionary concept in biblical community and ministry.
By Larry Moyer on Jul 6, 2011
God wants a church to grow because it's winning the lost to Christ and discipling them to reach others.
By Peter Mead on Jul 23, 2011
Everyone needs encouragement. And yet, strangely, it's often absent from a significant amount of preaching.
By Perry Noble on Aug 13, 2011
"I believe the potential for the local church to do good and create positive change in the world is greater than it has ever been."
By Mark Driscoll on Sep 3, 2011
Mark Driscoll offers a bold and helpful list of questions to help leaders confirm their call to plant.
By Perry Noble on Sep 28, 2011
Perry Noble offers a helpful list of things you should never have to apologize for as a leader in the church.
By Greg Surratt on Oct 19, 2011
In the early days of starting Seacoast, I used to wince when someone asked for an appointment. “Was this another ‘core team member’ hanging up their spurs?”, I’d think to myself.
By James Davis on Jan 12, 2012
In the last six years, the Global Church has witnessed more than 1.4 million new church plants with more than 250 million coming to Christ. The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is growing faster than any other time in history.
By Ben Sternke on Jul 11, 2012
We can too easily normalize fruitlessness in the name of faithfulness. There's a big difference.
By Mary Schaller on Sep 26, 2012
An "aircraft carrier church" has a clear mission that stems from the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.