Written with struggling churches in mind but the principles will work with any church. It is based on a successful strategic church planning model I have worked with for years in the northwest. It takes the 10 steps we developed of strategic community outreach and applies them to a small church setting.
I developed this concept after years of church planting and researching both church growth and church planting. I was disappointed in lack of outreach into the unchurched community even among the fastest growing churches and church plants. I have participated in both.
Two of the church plants I worked with were by most people very successful. They grew from around 30 people to over 150 people in a little over a year. Sounds successful doesn't it?" I was very disappointed after both. Not that I was sad that the churches had...