In a recent post on the “Developing Church Leaders” blog, Dan Reiland made this statement:
The vast majority of churches grow by layers, not by leaps. Step by step, family by family, person by person rather than jumping by hundreds at a time. Because this is true, momentum is strengthened by the longevity of the pastor.
To read more about this and other advantages of pastoral longevity, and ways to enhance it, click here.