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 SermonCentral on Sep 6, 2022
Studying the Bible does not need to be complex. Simple tools can help us glean amazing insights from the word.
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 Alan Danielson on May 1, 2020
Alan Danielson offers his take on one of the most overrated comments in the church today.
By SermonCentral on Jun 27, 2023
I have been a pastor and spend a lot of time talking to pastors, and as I do I learn that one of the struggles many pastors have is prayer.
By SermonCentral on Feb 11, 2022
It is GOD’s Kingdom, not ours, that is expanding. We may work hard and dream big, but every single spiritual change we see in the lives of people is completely and entirely a work of God.
By SermonCentral on Dec 6, 2021
"There is no surefire method for numerical church growth. Period."
By Karl Vaters on Sep 6, 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 30, 2022
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Karl Vaters on Oct 12, 2023
Any definition of church growth that doesn’t allow for, even celebrate, churches that contribute in non-numerical ways is incomplete.
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 22, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Josh Reich on Oct 5, 2023
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.