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 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 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 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 Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?
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 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 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 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 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.