No matter how thin you slice baloney, it’s still baloney. And, almost everything pastors are told about church growth is baloney. Most of it leads to frustration and disillusionment. Think about it. Most pastors have taken those trendy courses on church growth. If that is true, then why are so few churches growing?
Here’s the big lie: Fix your organization, your brand, and your staff, if you want your church to grow. And, hasn’t this worked in many cases? In many cases? No. But has it worked in some cases? Yes, but only because even a blind dog finds a bone once in a while.
How then can we explain the overnight success of some church-plants? If what you mean is more like a franchise then, yeah, that’ll work—because they pour millions into establishing a franchise copy of an existing mega church. Hello? Is anyone offering you millions of…
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