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Multi-Site Churches Change Megachurch Landscape

Megachurches, which have attendances over 2,000, have been changing in shifting in recent years with the rise of multisite churches, which make up roughly 75% of the 100 largest churches in America. While Lakewood Church in Houston, TX remains the largest congregation in America, Life.Church in Edmond, OK, reportedly has over 70,000 attendees in multiple 

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How to Focus Your Ministry Time

How to Focus Your Ministry Time

Thom Rainer writes that pastors can waste a lot of time on social media, counseling that they aren’t qualified to do, and handling phone calls and meetings that can drain time and energy. He suggests minimizing meetings, handling conversations as they come up, focusing on meeting agendas, and cutting non-essential tasks or having a secretary administrative tasks. 

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Where Do the Religiously Unaffiliated Come From?

A closer look at the trends driving the growth of the unaffiliated may suggest that the trend is in part a result of those with a low religious commitment being more comfortable stating they are not religious, as those with that commitment level shifted by 9% toward unaffiliated. In addition, the overall growth of the nonreligious, including atheists and agnostics has grown from 10% of Americans to 23% of Americans.   Click here to get the full story. Want stories...

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Understanding the Challenges of Pastoral Burnout

Among pastors who left the ministry before the age of 65,...

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Digital Revolution Has Exposed Our Addiction to Activity

Russell Moore writes that the greatest threat to the Christian faith...