“Growing churches focus on reaching receptive people. Non-growing churches focus on re-enlisting inactive people.” – Rick Warren The central goal of the local church is to reach people with the Gospel message. You want to prevent a decline in church attendance and you want to get your current members motivated and involved, but as Rick … Continue reading 8 Effective Church Growth Strategies to Try This Year
No matter the church size, location or denomination, ministry leaders everywhere have one major question: how do I get my members more involved? Volunteers are the fuel to every church’s fire. If every member viewed church life as a spectator sport, the kingdom wouldn’t grow and the church community wouldn’t flourish. Part of being a … Continue reading Get Your Church Members Involved: 7 Ways to Draw Volunteers into Ministry
The numbers don’t lie – church attendance is declining from year to year. The Gallup Research Center has long found that 40 percent of Americans attend church, but recent in-depth surveys show this number may be overstated. While about 118 million people claim to attend church regularly, only half of that number show up from … Continue reading 8 Startling Reasons Your Church Attendance May Be Dropping
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Last week a buddy of mine got a great Valentine's Day gift from his wife: a book called Barna Trends 2017 (romantic right?!). He let me flip through it and I bought a copy of my own immediately (on Amazon). I highly recommend it. And just to be clear, Partners In Ministry had no part … Continue reading Barna Trends 2017