By Ed Stetzer on Feb 22, 2018
Ed Stetzer discusses the importance of transformation in the life of a Christian and offers points to assist the preacher in helping their congregation see it through.
By Robert A. Fryling on Feb 14, 2018
Robert Fryling explores the human mind as a vital partner to the body and spirit in spiritual growth and renewal.
By C.j. Mahaney on Nov 12, 2017
"If more people approached the Bible with a deep sense of helplessness, and hope-filled reliance on God’s merciful assistance, there would be far more seeing and savoring and transformation than there is.”
By SermonCentral on Dec 6, 2021
"There is no surefire method for numerical church growth. Period."
By Charles Stone on Jun 22, 2023
When I was in seminary Church Growth 101 was a required course. I took interest in the whole field and became a student of church growth.
By Karl Vaters on Sep 5, 2022
If we prioritized health, not as a means to growth, but as an end in itself, would we be in a greater position to represent Jesus to the world?
By SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2022
There are no guaranteed steps to church growth. Because the church is people. And people don’t come with guarantees.
By Karl Vaters on Aug 31, 2022
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Thom Rainer on Mar 4, 2020
Why does spiritual growth sometimes stall out in believers? Thom Rainer offers his view and solutions from a study of the Corinthian church.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 28, 2020
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By Jim Egli on Nov 1, 2020
Some preachers resist the idea of multiple sites. But what if technology increases your effectiveness?
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 Feb 28, 2022
Don’t begrudge God the glory of your long, arduous maturation process. In it you are tasting the growing pains that Jesus knows very well. And he stands ready to help you persevere until God’s process is complete.
By Hal Seed on Oct 28, 2022
"Do you need a mentor? Only if you want to become more like Christ, live for Jesus more purposefully, and see your church take ground for God’s glory."