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 Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2013
Watch the Back to Church video that's changing the way people think about the church!
By Carey Nieuwhof on Jul 17, 2017
Ever think that growth will solve all your problems?
By Thom Rainer on Oct 17, 2017
"Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church."
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 22, 2018
Whether we are a critic or a lover of the church — or for some of us, both — it's important to remain balanced.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 6, 2016
It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it.
The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often.
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 Sermoncentral on Sep 27, 2017
Does the size of a church always speak of its faithfulness?
By Dean Shriver on Jul 10, 2021
Thinking about moving to another church? Before you do, consider the benefits of "not" changing churches.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 21, 2019
Have you ever thought about how--and why--people should leave a 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 Ron Edmondson on Feb 10, 2021
Whether it’s church planting or encouraging church revitalization and growth of an existing church – if God calls you to it, and you are faithful to the call – you’ll feel His pleasure upon your obedience and service.
By Greg Stier on Mar 10, 2018
When it comes to evangelism, a mission statement can turn from big black letters on a church marquee to a little white lie that the church is telling the community.