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 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 Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2016
We need to lean away from the church-as-business model and into the church-as-relational-community model. Love God and love others.
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 Charles Stone on Aug 31, 2016
Change is inevitable. And unless a church creates healthy change in itself, it will soon become obsolete.
By Charles Stone on May 5, 2017
In your church you’re probably trying to bring change in some way or are contemplating it.
By Lance Witt on Oct 16, 2017
"In ministry, there are certain tensions that we must live with. Sometimes they seem contradictory, but they are tensions that are actually healthy for us."
By Rev Mac Mccarthy on Aug 20, 2016
When leadership does not transition to development in a timely way, it becomes toxic.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2019
Many types of churches fulfill the Great Commission without seeing their own numerical growth.
By Rob Overton on Mar 19, 2020
"It is incredibly easy for a growing church to appear healthy while leaving bruised and battered people in its wake."
By Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2016
Show me a spiritually healthy church and I’ll show you a spiritually healthy pastor. Show me a spiritually unhealthy church and I’ll show you a spiritually unhealthy pastor.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Jul 17, 2017
Ever think that growth will solve all your problems?
By Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2016
Many pastors say “I want this church to turn around”, when what we really mean is “I want this church to get bigger.” Those are two different goals.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 2, 2018
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 20, 2017
How do we let go of responsibility when we are wired so heavily towards not doing so? How do we delegate when the church holds us responsible for getting things done? How do we let go when doing so makes us sometimes feel so out of control?