By Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2016
"There is no surefire method for numerical church growth. Period."
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 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 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 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 Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 26, 2017
Why is it that most churches never break the 200 attendance mark?
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 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 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 Carey Nieuwhof on Jul 17, 2017
Ever think that growth will solve all your problems?
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.