Churches are like children, even children in the same family. They are each a unique work of Christ. All Christ communities are identified by the overflowing new life he gives and yet still struggle with the contamination of sin in the heart.
But are there some elements frequently found in congregations that are growing by seeing people move from darkness to light?
Are there some contributions that leadership can make sure do not get neglected?
Here is a summary of the ones I have found in consulting with over 800 congregations in over ten different countries. What are your thoughts? DOWNLOAD ARTICLE