“When Scripture introduces the Church in Acts 2, it paints a picture of a fervent congregation committed to their faith and devoted to their community. They also grew—quickly. “And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved” (Acts 2:47). The definitions, goals and metrics of church growth have evolved in the centuries since, and today’s models of launching and growing churches take a plethora of forms: multiple campuses with a broadcast sermon, individual churches under an umbrella brand, parish model church plants and more. Barna Group and Cornerstone Knowledge Network (on behalf of Aspen Group and Fishhook) undertook research to learn more about the current culture and methods of planting and growing congregations. Based on this research, we’ve compiled the top ten findings from pastors and church leaders who have taken the plunge to expand their ministry.
1. Church Expansion Takes Many Forms…” Read more Here >>