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 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 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 Carey Nieuwhof on Jul 17, 2017
Ever think that growth will solve all your problems?
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 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 27, 2017
Does the size of a church always speak of its faithfulness?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 21, 2019
Have you ever thought about how--and why--people should leave a church?
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.
By Ron Edmondson on Feb 10, 2021
Whether it’s church planting or encouraging church revitalization and growth of an existing church – if God calls you to it, and you are faithful to the call – you’ll feel His pleasure upon your obedience and service.
By Jonathan Howe on Dec 21, 2017
Unfortunately stress can lead churches to plan poorly and make unnecessary mistakes. Here are ten such mistakes to avoid in your church this Christmas.