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“Church Growth”


Closing the Back Door of Your Church

Congregations in the New Church, as with many denominations, are currently experiencing significant decline in worship attendance.  There are specific things a pastor and congregation can do to reverse that trend.  Closing the Back Door is a paper (click on the colored text to download) that I offered to the General Church Clergy in June, 2017 […]


Update on the International Church – Evangelization Committee Report

I Internet: 208 of 197 countries have visited newchurch.org in the last 12 months. The Top Ten: 1: The United States 2: Canada 3: India 4: The Philippines 5: The U.K. 6: Republic of South Africa 7: China 8: Australia 9: South Korea 10: Pakistan II Goals of International Outreach A: Serving spiritual needs B: […]


Vance Genzlinger’s “Outreach Training Course”

Dear Friends: I am happy to send you the enclosed “Outreach Training Program” designed by Vance Genzlinger, a longtime member of the Oar Arbor Society.  Vance built this program based on his career in the sales industry and his intense desire to help the people in the church learn how to share the NewChurch with others. He […]

Select Links to Christian Church Growth Websites


Here are a number of websites that contain useful and mostly free information on church planting and growth.  They make good reading for anyone who is considering participating in a church plant.  Please use the comment tab to add any links to sites you have found valuable. Links to Evangelization Sites: http://www.leadnet.org/default.asp http://www.edstetzer.com http://www.stephengrayonline.com/default.asp http://www.barna.org/ […]

Financial Impact of New Planting Model on Denomination

Here are 2 spreadsheets taking the data from the Austin Plant model and asking the question of what is the overall financial impact on the funding denomination if we were to roll out a new church plant every other year.  The two spread sheets are very similar in conclusion, however, I favor the model assuming […]


Model for Austin Texas Church Plant in 2010

Austin Church Plant Model

An Open Letter Honoring Don Rose

Don Rose was a Giant in this Church

Let’s Ramp Up the Love in this Church


Thoughts on Developing New Church Evangelistic Methods



Top 100 christian blogs

Here is an excellent resource for research about what others are doing online in the Christian world.  Some of these blogs are excellent sites about church planting, health and growth.List of Top 100 Church Blogs search