The following is a pretty good list to ask yourself if any of them apply to your church or not. If they do, at least you are now aware of it and can take steps to correct them.
I have a conviction. Disagree with it if you want, but I believe it to the core of my being. God wants churches to grow. Healthy churches, their veins coursing with the power of the Holy Spirit, are meant to grow! Maybe not all at the same pace, or amount, or regimen, but grow they will.
Which leads to a simple question: you don’t have to ask yourself how to grow your church. You have to ask yourself what is keeping your church from growing.
Here are twenty ideas.
I am not going to elaborate, or define, any of these. I believe they are self-explanatory, and if you feel they apply to you, much of the benefit is seeking to work out what you think it might mean for your church.
But read through the list; if your church isn’t growing, I believe there…
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