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6 STAGES of the DYING CHURCH

“The six stages of a dying church:” Denial. The church is declining numerically, but no one seems concerned. Fewer people are reached with the gospel, but no alarm sounds. The church’s impact on the community is negligible, but life continues in the church like nothing has happened. Recalibration. There is a sense that something’s wrong […]

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Post-Christian Church Metrics

To qualify as “post-Christian,” individuals had to meet nine or more of the following factors . “Highly post-Christian” individuals meet 13 or more of the factors (out of these 16 criteria). Do not believe in God Identify as atheist or agnostic Disagree that faith is important in their lives Have not prayed to God (in […]

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TOP 20 Church Growth Principles

1. Make sure your commitment to daily prayer is greater than the enemy’s desire to prevent you from growing. That means constantly staying on your face before God and asking him for His anointing upon your life, your preaching, and your ministry. 2. Work harder and smarter than anyone else. Often people will ask me, […]

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