Podcast Episode #488
Preaching trends are changing in churches. Today, we look at why many preachers are preaching less every year and why that’s a good thing.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Not only are pastors preaching fewer weeks per year, but they’re preaching fewer times per week as well.
- Having a plurality of preachers in a church allows you the opportunity to raise up more people for pastoral ministry.
- A plurality of preachers in a church diminishes the likelihood of a church becoming centered around the personality of one person.
- Newer churches are building a plurality of preachers into their DNA and many more established churches are moving that way as well.
The five trends we discuss are:
- Traditional model of 48 to 50 weeks a year is diminishing.
- The multiple times a week model is diminishing as well.
- The 40X model is increasing.
- The plurality of preaching/teaching model is increasing.
- As a rule, the younger the age of the church, the greater the likelihood for trends three and four to be in place.
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