Problems Churches Face When They Don’t Have a Pastor

Episode #458
August 14, 2018
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Podcast Episode #458

William Vanderbloemen joins us to discuss the problems churches often face when they are pastorless.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • When a church loses a pastor, it can expect a 5-15% drop in giving.
  • The larger a church, the bigger attendance drop when a pastor leaves.
  • The Word preached is the centerpiece of what we do in corporate worship.
  • Parents attend churches where their children want to be.

The seven problems we discuss are:

  1. Drop in giving
  2. Drop in attendance
  3. Drop in overall member involvement
  4. Leadership vacuum
  5. Loss of missional momentum
  6. Inward focus takes over
  7. Loss of other staff members

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