By Sermoncentral on Dec 7, 2021
"There is no surefire method for numerical church growth. Period."
By Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Steven Furtick on Sep 1, 2011
"The crisis facing the church today isn’t what people are getting fed on Sundays," says Steven Furtick.
By Thom Rainer on Mar 5, 2020
Why does spiritual growth sometimes stall out in believers? Thom Rainer offers his view and solutions from a study of the Corinthian church.
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 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 Charles Arn on Mar 1, 2018
Whether you’re in a church of 20 or 20,000, these principles will help you to invest the talents God has given to your church.
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 Dr. Larry Moyer on Jul 18, 2020
God wants a church to grow because it's winning the lost to Christ and discipling them to reach others.
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 Jim Egli on Nov 2, 2020
Some preachers resist the idea of multiple sites. But what if technology increases your effectiveness?
By John Bisagno on Jun 7, 2018
Are you making ministry changes according to the latest "church growth" fads or the prompting of the Holy Spirit?
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."
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.