Defining Success in a Church Revitalization: A Three-Part Series – Part 2: Why Numerical Growth Is Not Always the Best Indicator of Success

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We often hear from church leaders who desire to know exactly what success looks like in a church revitalization. The word “success” is loaded and tends to evoke a lot of emotions. In this three-part series, Mark and Thom provide clarity and guidance about this term. In the second episode, they look at why numerical growth is not always a measure of church revitalization success.

  • At some points, slowing the decline rate is a success.
  • Most revitalization efforts will result in some members leaving.
  • The past is not always the measure for the present.
  • The size of the building is not the point.
  • Numbers simply cannot measure everything.

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