New Life for Small Churches: Brand New Church

Brand New Church Creates a Multisite Network Along the Back Roads of Rural America

Reaching Out, Reaching In: Citylife Church

As the #7 Fastest-Growing Church in the U.S., Citylife Church serves God faithfully, and he has blessed the church as a result.

“More Religious Than Spiritual”—Lessons From a Mystery Visit

An unchurched person reports on an unannounced visit to a local church. Could it be yours?

Space for All: Vox Veniae

A nondenominational church in a hip venue helps "keep Austin weird."

Good Times at 2|42 Community Church

Perhaps one reason 2/42 Community Church is the #8 Fastest-Growing Church in the country is that it knows how to have fun and be exciting—for its members and the community.

Lives Changed by Christ: LCBC

LCBC's attention to detail and focus on weekend services has some people driving an hour or more each way to attend. Perhaps that's why it's 2013's #10 Fastest-Growing Church in the country.

An Indelible Mark of Caring: Watermark Community Church

Todd Wagner: “Small-minded leaders focus on programs, and great leaders focus on values.”

Embracing Millennials: Embrace Church

Adam Weber: “People started to tell us, ‘This is what we love so much about your church—you’re just so real.’ … II you tried to create it, it would come off as used car salesman.”

Doing a Few Things Well: Lamb of God Lutheran Church

Be very clear about doing one thing and doing it well, not several things in a “kinda-sorta” way. Make it the thing people see and say, “Oh, yeah, that’s the church that feeds the homeless.”

A Healing River: River of Life Christian Church

Tong Liu: “People are broken spiritually and suffer from physical diseases, so we focus on a healing ministry, and that really draws a lot of people to Christ.”