Seven Signs a Church Member Is Leaving

April 24, 2018
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Podcast Episode #426

Church members leave churches. It happens. Sometimes it can be avoided, sometimes it cannot. Today we cover seven warning signs that someone might be about to leave the church.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Small group leaders need to track attendance and reach out to those who are frequently missing.
  • Someone in the church needs to be monitoring giving just to be aware of any potential issues.
  • The sticky factor in any church is relationships.
  • Church members sometimes take out unrelated frustrations on the pastor or staff.

The seven indicators we cover on this episode are:

  1. Less frequent attendance
  2. Decreased giving
  3. Isolation from relational connections
  4. stepping down from ministry positions
  5. Conflict with other members
  6. Negative votes at business meetings
  7. Family problems

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