Tag Archives: Sam Rainer

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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