110 Church Growth 101

In Episode 110, we discuss the factors that contribute to the growth of the church, the ministry, and other parts of the body of Christ. Churches and ministries aim to expand their reach and expanding their reach results from growth.

Growth does not happen by chance; it needs a clear direction, thoughtful consideration, and a well-defined plan. The most successful churches pursue a God-given vision and purpose, specify the steps, and execute a strategic plan to get there.

Tune in now and let's go bigger, better, and deeper!

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Episode Timestamps:
Intro – [00:00]
A Church is A Living Thing – [02:27]
God Cares About the Numerical Growth of the Church – [04:28]
Where the Growth Comes From – [08:26]
What Does Not Cause Church Growth? – [15:16]
Three Categories of Good Growth – [16:23]
We Can't Make the Church Grow, But We Can Hinder the Growth – [18:43]
The Major Hindrance – [19:16]
The Five Spaces – [21:24]
Theological Framework – [29:30]
Final Thoughts/Outro – [31:14]

Biblical References:
Acts 16:5
Acts 2:47
Acts 4:4
Acts 5:14
Acts 6:7
Acts 2:41
Acts 9:31
Acts 11:21
Acts 12:24
Acts 13:49
Acts 19:20
1 Corinthians 3:6
2 Peter 3:9
2 Kings 4:3-7
Philippians 1:6
Hebrews 10:14
John 10:29
Ephesians 2:18
Romans 5:2

Book References:
Alpha Christians: A Manifesto for Men

Church Growth Lecture

About Our Host:
Bill Giovannetti is the Senior Pastor at Pathway Church, Redding, California — an experienced senior pastor with a demonstrated history of working in the religious institutions industry. He also teaches ministry related college classes at Simpson University and the A. W. Tozer Theological Seminary. Bill has always had a passion to bring the deep things of God's word to the everyday people of God.

Veritas School Online Theological School

Church Growth Lecture

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