churches

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... »

ADF International: Churches in Bulgaria appeal to the Venice Commission

ADF International: Churches in Bulgaria appeal to the Venice Commission

SUMMARY Bulgarian churches seek to challenge proposed restrictions on religious activity Coalition requests review by Venice Commission of the Council of Europe SOFIA (29 November 2018) – Today, ADF International and a coalition of Bulgarian churches filed a formal request with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe that he initiates a review of a proposed Bulgarian Law on Religious Denomi... »