Outreach magazine annual report: Today's small church is reinventing itself. Here's how.
Few people would claim evangelism comes naturally. For most, it means stepping outside their comfort zones.
Dan Kimball: "We don't just want our community to know we like art or music — we want to inspire them to follow Christ."
Carey Nieuwhof: "Unchurched people change the dynamic in your church. Your church will simply not be the same."
Higher expectations get more positive behavioral patterns. If you want to make more disciples, raise your expectations.
"Adding a new team member soon? Here are a few suggestions for making the process work more effectively."
"All churches experience temporary plateaus and flatlines in their growth patterns."
"When people in your church stop giving, it is seldom, if ever, about the money."
"More often than not, pastors are criticized because they are leaders of the only organization that puts up with bullies."
"Take the next step. Make this a conversation in your next staff or volunteer meeting."