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Barriers To Becoming A Simple Church (via Thom Rainer)

Through the beginning of the year Thom Rainer has been posting about churches becoming simple or zero sum.
In practice this involves concluding groups and activities that no longer have a vital purpose. 269 more words


Identity Theft

So as you can probably tell by the title of this entry I have had quite an interesting weekend. Last night I was watching TV and I started to get several texts on my phone from AT&T. 583 more words


Church Attendance Patterns

Those who attend church are attending church less frequently. The trend has become particularly evident in the church I serve. We have on average, one third more frequent attenders than our average attendance number. 353 more words

The Shepherd's Ministry

Understanding Where Your Church Is On The Congregational Life Cycle (via Thom Rainer)

Thom Rainer outlines the cycle of vitality and decline that he has observed in growing and shrinking churches.
Locally I deal with churches demonstrating the fourth and fifth of these stages. 652 more words


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— Allen Bingham (@allenbingham) January 1, 2018