Church Growth, it’s no secret – LAST DAY Half Off Summer Systems Sale!

With 4th of July behind us, we’re quickly moving through summer and gearing up for BIG fall growth! And what’s the secret to big church growth? This question has come up more times than I can count – but after coaching over 2,000 pastors in all denominations, I have a very clear answer on this. While there is no Silver … Read More


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The Signs… Should Be Everywhere!

When I talk about the power of Assimilation, I often talk about the power of signage as well and how you can effectively use it to engage with first-time guests. Here’s a great example of this at NewSpring Church in Wichita, Kansas, where they’re using signage very creatively to cultivate a memorable experience for their guests. The following post was written by Steve Aust … Read More


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8 Keys to Health & Growth (all systems half off)

Many pastors want to know the “secret” to church growth. But you’re smart enough to know, there is no secret. While there is no Silver Bullet to church growth – there IS a System. Eight of them to be exact. And they all have an impact on the health – and growth – of your church. Anything that is healthy grows. … Read More


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Do You Recognize These Church Diseases?

“Healthy churches build an immune system to resist disease. It is much more advisable to prevent an illness than to contract one and then have to cure it.” – Peter Wagner The following are a few of the most common diseases that infect churches.  By recognizing some of the symptoms my hope is that we will turn to the Great … Read More


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Why Does the Church Growth Movement Matter Today?

More than likely, you are familiar with some general concept or idea of what we call the “Modern Day Church Growth Movement.” Now, I would argue that this is not new. The history of church growth goes all the way back to the Great Commission, to the early church. But in the modern day times when we think about the Church Growth Movement … Read More


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Church Revitalization: The Heart of the Matter

Here’s a thought-provoking article written by Christian Post columnist Wallace Henley in which he looks closer at a turnaround church and suggests what he believes is at the heart of church revitalization. In 1978 the congregation of Houston’s Second Baptist Church met in a stately building whose mighty steeple towered over its rapidly growing community, and whose imposing appearance might have … Read More


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TODAY ONLY – Get My Ignite book for FREE!

You can pick up the Kindle edition of my book, Ignite: How to Spark Immediate Growth in Your Church, absolutely FREE! But don’t delay –  this opportunity is only available TODAY, May 30th! And as a special thank you for picking up the book today, you’ll also receive $183.00 in bonus resources – including a $50 Gift Certificate to use anywhere in our CLI … Read More


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The Power of ONE Idea

History recounts over and over again a number of times where a single, light switch-flipping insight made all the difference in the world. All it could take to radically transform your church from a plateaued or declining church to a thriving, local outpost for Christ-centered life change is a single, great idea. Over the years, I’ve heard story after story … Read More


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Drop “us vs. them” mentality

  Here is an engaging article written by RNS columnist Jonathan Merrit about his interview with the innovative James Emery White, senior pastor and author of the new book “Rise of the Nones: Understanding and Reaching the Religiously Unaffiliated”.  When it comes to navigating the interface between faith and culture, there aren’t a lot of pastors I look to. Most … Read More


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