Tag Archives: church growth

  1. Four viewpoints on church planting, and why we need them all

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    18/01/2017 by Chris Green

    How four, gospel hearted people, see the same church planting task from four, necessary, complementary perspectives.

  2. Elephants and mice: Do churches have to choose between the benefits of being large or small?

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    21/11/2016 by Chris Green

    Elephants Leaders like it large At our best, leaders like it large because that means more people are hearing, believing …
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  3. Why minus four is greater than plus twenty: the curious maths of a growing church

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    29/01/2016 by Chris Green

    We had about twenty new people at our newcomers event last time we ran it.  But in the week afterwards, …
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  4. Does your church have a long tail?

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    04/10/2013 by Chris Green

    It’s one of the big theories about the Web.  Chris Anderson first outlined it in his book, ‘The Long Tail’, …
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  5. The S curve (4) – the pain of leading

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    23/11/2012 by Chris Green

    A new S curve doesn’t cause failure.  But it seems to.  Think through the initial phases of a new curve …
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  6. The S-curve (2) – learn to love your plateau

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    15/11/2012 by Chris Green

    Very rarely does a church grow larger than 150 (plus or minus).  Very many are smaller, and a handful are …
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  7. The S-curve (1) – why your church might be like Ayers Rock

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    12/11/2012 by Chris Green

    The ‘S’ curve. So many things seem to follow this shape that it’s easy to think it’s entirely and irresistibly natural. …
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Publication of The Goldilocks Zone

Launch dayJanuary 18th, 2018
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Living as a Christian in the 21st century means we face constant battles to please God. That’s why I wrote ‘PURITY: Living to please God in an impure world – 15 daily readings in 1 Thessalonians.’

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God, Suffering and Joy

A conversation between me (with cancer) and Michael (with Multiple Sclerosis)

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