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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
By Dr. Rowan Williams on Aug 11, 2012
Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams presents a surprising--and thoughtful--view of what it means to be the church. See if you agree.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 18, 2017
It’s not a pleasant topic. But if we don’t talk about dying churches, we will act like there are no problems.