By Charles Stone on Aug 5, 2016
When I was in seminary Church Growth 101 was a required course. I took interest in the whole field and became a student of church growth.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 9, 2016
While social media and even traditional media are still preoccupied with mega churches and multi-site churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small.
By Brandon Kelley on Oct 25, 2016
Instead of sitting and worrying about the state of the Church in America, let’s begin asking the question, what are growing churches doing differently?
By Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By Karl Vaters on May 18, 2017
Any definition of church growth that doesn’t allow for, even celebrate, churches that contribute in non-numerical ways is incomplete.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Jul 17, 2017
Ever think that growth will solve all your problems?
By Tim Challies on Jul 21, 2017
According to a new study by Gallup, the hottest thing at church today is not the worship and not the pastor. So what is it?
By Karl Vaters on Aug 30, 2017
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 7, 2017
Get out of the office, pastor, and knock on some doors. Later, you can get your people to do it. But first, you do it. Do it by yourself, if you must. Or take someone with you. Do it by appointment or cold-turkey. But do it. That is as profound a way as I know to build a great church.
By Karl Vaters on Sep 12, 2017
If we prioritized health, not as a means to growth, but as an end in itself, would we be in a greater position to represent Jesus to the world?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 26, 2017
Why is it that most churches never break the 200 attendance mark?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 2, 2017
"I recently surveyed 1400 small and mid-sized church pastors to find out what they struggle with most as their church grows. They overwhelmingly identified developing leaders as their top challenge."
By Jonathan Howe on Oct 3, 2017
How can using Facebook help you promote your church?
By Karl Vaters on Nov 3, 2017
"Every church should constantly be improving. And not just in general terms. We should always be working on specific action plans to make our church better tomorrow than it is today."
By Karl Vaters on Nov 11, 2017
"Preaching the Word, training disciples and ministering to the community may or may not increase the number of people who sit in front of me from Sunday to Sunday. But it will produce a healthy church."