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 Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2016
"There is no surefire method for numerical church growth. Period."
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 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 Sermoncentral on Sep 22, 2016
There are no guaranteed steps to church growth. Because the church is people. And people don’t come with guarantees.
By Barry Johnson on Jun 25, 2018
Should church growth be our focus?
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 Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2016
I want as many people as possible, all over the world, to know Jesus.
The good news of the gospel can’t be confined within the walls of my church, the distinctives of my denomination, the borders of my country, or the customs of my culture.
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 Peter Mead on Jul 23, 2011
Everyone needs encouragement. And yet, strangely, it's often absent from a significant amount of preaching.
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 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 Mary Schaller on Sep 26, 2012
An "aircraft carrier church" has a clear mission that stems from the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
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 Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?