Karl Vaters is one of the most prolific bloggers on small church ministry. His recent article on why small churches don’t grow is excellent.
Small Churches and Small Church Pastors
I have been pastoring a church in a small town for the last 16 years and know how often questions like these come to mind. They’re good questions that deserve good answers and my prayer is that pastors of small churches can find encouragement as they work through what it means to thrive in a small church situation.
Small Church Doesn’t Mean Small Ministry
Small church ministry doesn’t mean small ministry. Thriving in a small church has a lot to do with considering where God has you now and how to minister well in your context given your resources and the vision God has put on your heart.
My own opinion: there are far more resources in the small church, and small churches can do far more than ministry than they give themselves the opportunity to do.
Consider following the link and reading the article by Karl Vaters.
Small Church Growth
Why don’t small churches grow? When you run a website, as I do with NewSmallChurch.com , you get to see the search terms people use to find it. That question is one that pops up all the time. So today I’m going to take a stab at answering it. […]