Tag «2016»

Church security and coaching – fastest growing ministries in 2016

Church security as the fastest growing ministry. Decrease in worship center size and capacity. Increase in successfully revitalized churches. Rapid growth of coaching ministries for pastors and church staff. Increase in the numbers of churches in gentrified communities. Increased emphasis on practical ministry training. Increasing emphasis on groups in churches. Fewer segregated churches.

In 2016 your congregation will get older

People are getting older! The Baby Boomers have defined so many cultural trends of the last 100 years and they are just starting to define “retirement” and “the older years”. Life expectancy is set to continue to rise for the next 20-30 years to point where a larger percentage of the population will be living …

2016: Accelerated decline of 100,000 American congregations and rise of the mini-denomination church

Trending 2016: Accelerated decline of 100,000 American congregations and rise of the mini-denomination church The rise of the mini-denomination church. Increased pastoral tenure. Rise of alternative ministry placement organizations. Increase in the number of Millennials who are Christians. Accelerated decline of 100,000 American congregations. Churches no longer viewed favorably by many governmental units. More bivocational …