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21 Mistakes That Can Prevent a Church From Growing

Are any or all of these things keeping your church from growing?
Are any or all of these things keeping your church from growing? (Lightstock)

There are probably more than 21 mistakes you can make that stunt your church growth. But let's start with the low-hanging fruit. Are you falling into any of these traps?


10 Reasons Why Church Members Don’t Invite Others to Worship

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Do you prompt the members of your congregation to invite people to church? (Lightstock)

Worship: What steps have you taken or will you take to address these excuses?


3 Ways Create a Healthy Environment for Growth

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Are you experiencing God's presence in your church? (Lightstock)

How is your church or campus ministry doing in these three aspects? Where are you strong and where do you need an upgrade?


Relationship: The Key for Church Mergers

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Is your church stuck, in decline or simply not reaching its full potential? A merger might be the answer, but it takes work and agreement.


Ministry Today 21: Association of Related Churches

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Throughout the month of May, will highlight Ministry Today magazine's 21 ministries and churches influencing the 21st-century church. Today it's the Association of Related Churches (ARC), which is influencing the 21st-century church through church planting.


Why ‘New’ Works So Well

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New groups may start out on the small side, but it's a good bet that trend won't last long. (Lightstock)

Find out why a fresh start—whether it be new groups, new Sunday school classes or new worship services—can help reach more people for the gospel.


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