Tag Archives: Church Growth

Churches Not Immune To The Economic Downturn

Homeowners are struggling to pay their mortgages.  Foreclosure rates are at an unbelievably high level.  The economic downturn has hit us all in one way or another.  Churches are no exception.  As congregants have less money to give, churches have … Continue reading

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If we’re so unique, why do we all look and act the same?

How many churches have you either been a regular attender of or had the opportunity to visit in your life?  How much difference was there between the churches?  How much real difference was there?  I mean, I know some churches … Continue reading

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To Christians Who Don’t Like the Church…

Dear Christian who does not like the Church: I have have read your books.  I have browsed your blog posts.  I have even sat and listened to your complaints.  In fact, I may even share some of your criticisms; the most … Continue reading

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Do Our Churches Suffer From Low Self-Esteem?

You have heard it before.  A pastor, in an effort to encourage you and others, has said, “God made you just the way you are.  He designed you exactly how he wanted you because He has a specific plan for … Continue reading

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Large Church or Small Church? Which do you prefer?

I am just beginning a book titled Left Behind in a Megachurch World: How God Works through Ordinary Churches by Ruth Tucker.  The author was formerly a professor at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  I had the opportunity to hear … Continue reading

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