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Existential Challenges of A Mega Church

The challenges of a megachurch are not a few. But, the most disturbing challenge is the challenge of defining what true “shepherding” really is. One “church” in the south of India uses membership card swipes to track attendance of church members. 320 more words

Church

Thoughtful Article on Small Churches

Here is a thoughtful article on small churches from Christianity Today. If you are a small church pastor or a small church member this article might give you much to praise God for and a few things to aspire to.  107 more words

Sunday Musings

Are Small Protestant Churches In America In A Death Spiral

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE CHRISTIAN POST)

The president of a major research company that frequently measures trends in the church revealed data showing that the smaller the church, the more likely it is in decline. 740 more words

Religion

An Open Letter to Rev. Franklin Graham from a "Small Church" Pastor

Dear Frank

Can I call you Frank? This is just pastor to pastor. Feel free to call me Peter. Anyway, I have to say I was flattered when I learned that your… 1,393 more words

Herbert Dupree reblogged this on Literary Nirvana and commented:

A reasonably long read, but one to undertake nevertheless.

Club, or Church?

You might recall from my last posting that I was recently introduced to a local “mega-church.”  (Well, more to the parking lot of one.)

As we approached the mega-church building, because my wife had discovered an inside play area for toddlers, I wondered where the church was.  737 more words

Religion - Mass

Why I no longer attend a megachurch

I’m not at all trying to say that all megachurches are bad. But, there are reasons why I left a particular megachurch. This may not be reflective of all megachurches, but I believe it is a reflection of many churches, even small churches. 763 more words

Personal

Onward Christian Fortresses?

Viewed from the six lane highway, the structure appears to be a brick fortress surrounded by acres of treeless grass and a vast moonscape of parking lot. 1,156 more words

Christianity