On becoming a great church

Posted by GCI Update on November 11, 2015 under Church Development | Comments are off for this article

These days we hear a lot about how to become a “great church.” Of course, the definitions of “great” vary, but typically they have to do with growing to a large size. Though size matters, it’s not the “end-all and be-all” of greatness. In a Leadership Journal article titled, “Four Steps to Becoming a Great Church—Of Any Size,” Karl Vaters notes that becoming “great” as a church boils down to four doable steps that can be combined into this short sentence:

Do the basics wholeheartedly and consistently for a long time.

To learn what that looks like, click here.

For other articles focused on small-church ministry, see Vater’s Pivot blog at www.christianitytoday.com/karl-vaters/

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