Why Many Churches Will Quadruple Their Outreach Efforts This Year

Episode #500
January 8, 2019
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We celebrate episode 500 with donuts and a discussion on why churches are really cranking up their intentional outreach this year.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Easy church growth due to reaching cultural Christians is no longer viable for churches.
  • Churches have moved away from programmatic outreach and evangelism but are still looking to and relying on tools to help them reach non-Christians.
  • Too much church outreach is not tied closely enough to evangelism and reaching non-Christians.
  • Thank you listeners for 500 episodes of Rainer on Leadership.

The five reasons that we discuss are:

  1. They understand the implications of the death of cultural Christianity.
  2. Inertia requires a major push to overcome.
  3. New tools will emerge.
  4. Many churches will re-engage attendance growth.
  5. It will become an accountability issue for church leaders.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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