From time to time I come across something that I read that I want to share with you. Here is the condensed version of a recent post by Dr. Thom Rainer I found insightful: I was greatly influenced by, and indeed I was a part of, the church growth movement with its emphasis on numerical growth in congregations. Today, the influence … Read More
Breaking the Growth Barrier – Recognizing When To Act.
When it comes to moving your church forward, you must be decisive. Make a decision right now NOT to let your church get stuck at any point of growth. Learning to identify your growth barriers early will allow you to make the right adjustments at the right growth point. This enables you to break through them quickly! Understanding and … Read More
Senior Pastors: This is the week to break your Growth Barriers – Free Resource!
I am so convinced that right now is the best time to grow your church that I am GIVING you my Growth Barriers Resource for free. Yep, that’s right. I said FREE! You see, people are most open to the Gospel in times of tension, trouble and transition — and there’s plenty of each going around! With Easter quickly approaching you … Read More
What are the Top 3 Barriers to Church Growth? #2 – Self-Development
Yesterday I shared the first of the top three Growth Barriers that all churches face, regardless of size (click here for that post). The second barrier to growth in your church is: SELF-DEVELOPMENT The best definition of Self-Development that I’ve found is the combination of Leadership Ability and Spiritual Maturity. Ken Blanchard describes this concept when he says that a … Read More