3 Ways to Create a Welcoming Environment for Visitors

How do you welcome people who feel like outsiders?

5 Ways to Reach People Through Texting

Instead of making texting the enemy, here are ways to leverage it to reach people.

8 Reasons Why People Aren’t Coming Back After Christmas

Guest experience pitfalls: It's about the details ...

How Is the Holy Spirit Connected to Church Growth?

There is a beautiful interaction between the empowering of the Holy Spirit and our role in church growth.

4 Things That Shouldn’t Drive Church Growth (and One Thing That Should)

There is one primary thing that should be driving church growth. Here are four things that shouldn't be.

When Should You Transition from Bi-Vocational to Full-Time?

How do you know when a bi-vocational pastor should consider transitioning to a full-time role? These questions will help.

Large Church. Small Church. What Is the Ideal Church Size?

Is there an ideal church size that we should be shooting for? What are the pros and cons of small and large churches?

Karl Vaters: When Small Is Just Right

Karl Vaters discusses 'Small Church Essentials' and why church growth is an incomplete way to measure church health.

Small Church America—Revisited

How Pastor Karl Vaters lost his grasshopper complex and discovered, no one loses when the kingdom advances.

The Church Is Small—So What?

Instead of asking, “Our church is small, so what?” we needed to ask, “Our church is small, now what?”
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