Tag Archives: Essential Church

So, why are Millennials leaving the Church?

Millennials, those 18 to 29 years old, are less likely to attend church than those in previous generations.  One may conclude that this generation is more secular than their parents and grandparents, but a recent report says this assumption is … Continue reading

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Upcoming Book Reviews

Those of you who have been following my blog know that I have been working through Essential Church? by Thom and Sam Rainer.  I have really enjoyed the Rainers’ book and feel that it has much to offer those who … Continue reading

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How do you know when your church is struggling?

Sam Rainer, co-author of Essential Church?, has written an article for Outreach.  In the article, Rainer discusses signs that point to a struggling local church.  Here is what he writes: Over 90% of churches are declining or growing less than … Continue reading

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Interesting Stats about Church Dropouts

This is my second post concerning the book Essential Church? by Thom and Sam Rainer.  You can find the first post here if you would like to read it. The Rainers tell us in the introduction to the book that … Continue reading

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Why should anyone go to your church?

I have just started to read a new book by Thom and Sam Rainer.  The title of the book is Essential Church? and even after only reading the introduction, I am already convinced this is going to be a book … Continue reading

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