Six Future Projections about Churches That Are Becoming Reality

Episode #417
March 23, 2018
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Podcast Episode #417

This resource-laden podcast walks through six predictions for the future of churches. We’ve seen these trends over the past few years and now they are becoming a reality.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Too many church members stopped inviting lost neighbors because they thought their church’s cool music or attractional model would be enough to draw people in.
  • Gospel conversations often start with a simple invite to come to church.
  • Virtual assistants allow churches to put more resources into ministry.
  • Churches are now starting to connect more frequently through affinity networks.

The six future projections we cover are:

  1. Personal invitations are really working in many churches
  2. Virtual staff is becoming more common
  3. More church leaders are finding mentors
  4. Smaller churches are using staff search firms
  5. Declining churches are declining more rapidly
  6. More churches are connecting through networks

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