Tag Archives: church growth

  1. Why we should focus on the numbers, despite the tumbleweed

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    11/01/2018 by Chris Green

    You might not be seeing much gospel growth, but lift up your eyes. The gospel is always growing and converting people, because it is God’s Plan A, and he doesn’t intend to have a Plan B.

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


    18/01/2017 by Chris Green

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

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


    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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  4. Why minus four is greater than plus twenty: the curious maths of a growing church


    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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  5. Does your church have a long tail?


    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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  6. The S curve (4) – the pain of leading


    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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  7. The S-curve (2) – learn to love your plateau


    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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