Church Decline

  • Building Fences: Making Children’s Ministry a Priority and Not Just a Program

    By Rick Chromey “It’s better to build a fence at the top of a cliff than a hospital at the…

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  • Why He Stays Away: Confessions of a Former “Regular” Church Attender

    By Rick Chromey I enjoy conversations about church attendance. I like to chat with people about why they go, what…

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  • The Great Disconnect: How Authentic Community Happens (PART TWO)

    By Rick Chromey Friendships don’t just happen. They are grown and seasoned. In part one of “The Great Disconnect” I…

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  • Church Planting: Just to Get Big?

    By Thom Schultz What makes a successful church? Today it’s all about the numbers. Attendance, or rate of attendance growth–that’s…

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  • The Great Disconnect: How Friendships Root and Churches Need to Change (PART ONE)

    By Rick Chromey It’s Sunday morning in America. In cities and towns everywhere, the church gathers to worship, learn, commune,…

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  • The Startling Response from Young People Who Left the Church

    By Thom Schultz Young people are staying away from the church in growing numbers. But why? When you pose that…

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