Five Trends We See in Churches Under 250 in Attendance

Episode #787
February 7, 2023
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Thom and Sam discuss five trends they see in churches with under 250 in attendance.

1. More church leaders are seeking conversion growth.

2. Discouragement is still pervasive.

3. Demographics are moving in favor of many of these churches.

4. The big challenge is changing to reach both the existing and new communities.

5. Too many leaders are unaware of the church’s deferred maintenance.




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