Shocker: <1% of Pastors: We're Discipling New Believers Well

From the pages of MinistryBriefing.com this week:

A poll of 2,000 Christian adults and 800 pastors found that most are struggling to define success for discipleship. Less than one percent of pastors believe discipleship is going well at today’s churches, but 52% of Christian adults believe churches are certainly doing a good job, and 40% thought they are probably doing a good job. About 94% of Christians shared their churches emphasize spiritual growth.

Link to full article: The Christian Messenger

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