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Multisite with faster growth than church planting

Multisite is currently producing faster growth than church planting. 85% of multisite churches are growing. Smaller churches are starting to go with a multisite strategy. Many churches are adding locations because of mergers. 88% of churches surveyed reported an overall increased number of volunteers. The average multisite church is just 4 years old. Half of …

5 Helpful Church Growth Ratios

Church growth ratios are a reference tool to aid in ministry action plans. Ratios are broad guidelines describing general characteristics that healthy, growing churches will exhibit. The Bonsai Theory or 80% Rule The 80% Rule observes that churches will grow to fill their available space. Ken Hemphill coined the term “Bonsai Theory” to illustrate this …