Megachurches

“How does a pastor end up wearing shoes that exceed the annual amount an average American contributes to their retirement?"

"The church in the U.S. is strong numerically, but weak because it is worldly. The church in America is in the world and of the world; and as a result, it is in profound cultural captivity." - Christianity Today

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Why many multisite churches are now moving toward autonomous congregations

“It’s sort of like saying we’re not going to take the time to mentor and train and raise up other really effective communicators. We’re going to take our best communicators and just multiply that by campuses [aided] by video screens” - Christian Post

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The Church Growth Gap: The Big Get Bigger While the Small Get Smaller

"A new study from Exponential by LifeWay ... gives a clear picture of the state of Protestant churches in America today. Most have fewer than 100 people attending services each Sunday (57%), including 21 percent who average fewer than 50. Around 1 in 10 churches (11%) average 250 or more for their worship services." - Christianity Today

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Village Church to End Multisite Megachurch Model, All Campus Will Be Autonomous

"Following in the footsteps of the formerly multi-campus Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, The Village Church in Texas, led by Pastor Matt Chandler, has announced the end of their multisite model in favor of making each campus an autonomous church by 2022." CPost

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