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  • Church Growth: To Be Or Not To Be

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 584 ratings
     | 31,503 views

    What hinders churches from growing and what causes them to grow?

    CHURCH GROWTH: To be or not to be Acts 2:36-41 INTRO.- ILL.- It was their 13th wedding anniversary. The husband was away at a meeting on their special day. He called a florist to send a bouquet of 13 helium balloons with a message of gratitude for the heights to which his wife had inspired ...read more

  • Church Growth

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 79 ratings
     | 3,421 views

    The Lord’s church can grow!

    CHURCH GROWTH Acts 2:36-41 INTRO.- ILL.- Many churches are like the church that was going to build a new building. The building committee passed the following resolutions: 1- We shall build a new church. 2- The new building is to be located on the site of the old one. 3- The material in ...read more

  • Church Growth

    Contributed by Leslie Sun on Feb 12, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    This is a teaching about how to grow a church. It is not based purely on personal experience and not based on others’ successful stories but based on a friend’s personal experience in growing a church with biblical principles and causes it to be still gro

    Church Growth Church Growth is a very popular topic that even non-Christians heard of this term before. In the past, people looked to the west for examples of growing a church. Recently however, people shifted to the east as well for examples of church growth. In church growth, we should not ...read more

  • Church Growth

    Contributed by Dean Morgan on Jun 14, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,105 views

    The blooms of the fig tree always appear before the leaves in spring. When Jesus saw leaves on a fig tree, he expected the fruit.

    Let me begin by saying something about Jesus cursing the fig tree. You will also find this story in Matthew 21: 18 and 19. This tree was a fruit-producing plant which could be either a tall tree or a low-spreading shrub. The size of the tree depended on its location and soil. The fruit of the ...read more

  • Church Growth

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Sep 8, 2001
    based on 97 ratings
     | 5,308 views

    More ideas as to what will help the church grow.

  • Church Growth

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,262 views

    More ideas on what it will take to make a church grow.

  • The Five E's Of Church Growth

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Mar 8, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,655 views

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    The Five E’s Of Church Growth Acts 2:40-47 40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation. 41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. 42 And ...read more

  • Understanding Church Growth

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Nov 19, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,601 views

    how church growth exploded on the scene

    UNDERSTANDING CHURCH GROWTH 26He also said, "This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. 28All by itself the soil produces grain--first the stalk, then the head, ...read more

  • Beatitudes Of Church Growth

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 1, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,614 views

    What is necessary for church growth? This message examines three things that promote church growth.

    BEATITUDES OF CHURCH GROWTH Matthew 16:13-18 INTRO: "I want to grow," "I want my church to grow," are statements which reflect the desire of most Christians. Growth is not only our personal wish but the purpose of God for every person born into his kingdom. If we are really serious about ...read more

  • Cost Of Church Growth

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Nov 27, 2006
    based on 27 ratings
     | 25,487 views

    We all want our churches to grow but have we actually considered the cost?

    Well it’s been a year. Hardly seems possible in some ways and yet on the other hand it seems like we’ve been here forever. Now understand that while we have only been here for a year in this church building this church body has been in existence since six of us started meeting in our living room ...read more

  • Opposition Leads To Church Growth Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Jan 16, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,691 views

    Revisit what caused growth in the early church and apply it to what will bring growth to your church today.

    One thing which has characterized the church over history is opposition, and that opposition, rather than driving the church away, has provided for church growth. When your convictions come under fire, when they are tested, you will come to embrace them or reject them. When Christianity is ...read more

  • Anchor Points For Church Growth

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 157 ratings
     | 6,088 views

    In light of a desire for church growth many abandon the anchoring points that bring God’s blessing.

    ANCHOR POINTS FOR CHURCH GROWTH ACTS 2:41-47 Introduction: If we desire church growth, it would be good for us to look at the pattern set by the early church in Jerusalem following the Day of Pentecost. The church experienced phenomenal growth and had the power of God flowing through ...read more

  • The Change That Comes With Church Growth

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,405 views

    A shorter midweek message that might help other churches in dealing with some of the potential problems they must deal with in growing from a very small to a medium sized church in a short period of time.

    We all have choices in life. Some choices lead us into good times, while others will lead us into bad times. And considering that we are free to make whichever choice we want, we should be very careful and use much wisdom, because most choices, good or bad, have far reaching consequences that we ...read more

  • Rethinking Church Growth

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Sep 1, 2010
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,787 views

    We need to rethink church growth. Most churches are not growing.

  • Church Growth By God's Word

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 27, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,298 views

    As God Word increased, the church in the book of Acts increased.

    Careful examination of the New Testament church depicts a vibrant, sustenant, and growing body, whose strength can largely be contributed to the powerful preaching of the apostolic message. This preaching, though basic in theme, was the solid foundation upon which Christ built His church. ...read more