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Pareto Principle for Christian Churches

Most of us have heard of the 80/20 rule, sometimes called the Pareto principle. It was named after its “inventor,” Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto who noticed about 20% of the peapods in his garden contained 80% of the peas. To put it more generally,... »

8 REASONS MOST CHURCHES NEVER BREAK THE 200 ATTENDANCE MARK

While social media and even traditional media are still preoccupied with mega churches and multi-site churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small. The Barna group pegs the average Protestant church size in America at 89... »

10 RULES for GROWING CHURCHES in AMERICA

I provide you these ten rules of thumb as a starting point. You can then wisely discern how well and specifically they apply to your situation. Number of acres needed for church site: one acre for every 125 in attendance. This ratio is based on useable... »