Unpublished: Church Growth Hoaxes that Demotivate the Small Church Pastor

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Unpublished: Church Growth Hoaxes that Demotivate the Small Church Pastor

The gritty bonus content that didn’t get published in the Future Church book

Some of the hardest working, most devoted pastors work in the smallest churches in terms of attendance. If you’re a small church pastor, you probably feel more alone, more tired, and (at times) more frustrated than pastors of churches 10 times yours in attendance. And that was before the COVID disruption.

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Making or Faking Disciples?

https://www.willmancini.com/blog/functional-great-commission

What is the [functional] Great Commission of your Church?

A Manifesto for REAL Church Growth

If we’re honest, it’s pretty easy to see the functional Great Commission in North America: Go into all the world and make more worship attenders, baptizing them in the name of small groups, and teaching them to volunteer a few Photo by Vero Photoart on Unsplash And, “Organized Disciple-Making” does not equate to the programs you’re running—or, for that matter, to the programs the “bigger and better” church down the street or the one across the country is running. See, if you’re [...]

Nov 17, 2018 Tweet this

About Will

Would you like more meaningful progress in your life and in your church?

I want you and your ministry to experience the benefits of stunning, God-given clarity. As a pastor turned vision coach, I’ve worked with an unprecedented variety of churches from growing mega-churches and missional communities, to mainline revitalization and church plants. I started several interconnected organizations that help the church embody the movement that Jesus founded. My visionary planning tools, the Vision Frame and the Horizon Storyline, are used by thousands of churches every year through my calling to raise up other consultants and trainers. In 2004 I started Auxano, which I sold to LifeWay. In 2014, I founded Younique to deliver gospel-centered life design through the church. It is now the world's only comprehensive, open source, life planning system. In 2019, I founded Denominee to help networks and denominations reinvent how they bring value to the church. I've written six books, including Younique, Clarity Spiral, God Dreams, Innovating Discipleship, and Church Unique. I enjoy speaking about how to live a life of more meaningful progress. I live in Houston with my wife, Romy, and I have four children.

I currently not working in 2022 (read more) but don't hesitate to reach out to book something in 2023 at will@LifeYounique.com

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