The Most Common Factor in Declining Churches

This week I am sharing Thom Rainer’s blog post, “The Most Common Factor in Declining Churches“:

“Stated simply, the most common factor in declining churches is an inward focus.  The ministries are only for the members. The budgetary funds are used almost exclusively to meet the needs of the members. The times of worship and worship styles are geared primarily for the members. Conflict takes place when members don’t get things their way. You get the picture.”

Click here to read “The Most Common Factors in Declining Churches.”

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