Church growth

Survey Finds Growth, Vitality in Multisite Church Model

By Adelle M. Banks
(RNS) The vast majority of multisite churches are growing, according to a new study, and they are seeing more involvement from lay people and newcomers after they open an… read more

Do You Want to Get Well?

By Joseph Yoo
In John 5:2-9, we are told of an encounter between Jesus and a man who had been an invalid for 38 years. There was an urban legend, if you will, about an angel coming and stirring … read more

Sudafed Christianity

By Shane Raynor
A couple of years ago, I was dealing with a nasty cold, so I headed to my friendly neighborhood Walgreens for some Sudafed. This had been my over-the-counter decongestant of… read more

Why Sermon Preparation is Important

By Joseph Yoo
I was about half a year into my first full-time ministry position. I was the Pastor of English Ministries at a Korean church in Aiea, HI. Our college worship service was at an… read more

New Year's Visitors

By Jessica Miller Kelley
New Year’s resolutions are a celebration of good intentions. Some we stick with, some we don’t, but the goal is always to make changes that we know are good for us… read more

Church for the Unaffiliated

By James K. Wellman, Jr.
The American religious landscape is experiencing some fundamental changes. The recent Pew Report highlights findings that question many of the assumptions that previous religious… read more
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