Adam McLane is a blogger I read daily. He is thought-provoking and challenging – sometimes I don’t agree with him, but nonetheless, I always am encouraged by him and learn from him.
Below is an excerpt from his post on June 9th, 2011 concerning new strategies for church growth and discipleship. It is worth reading and carrying on the discussion in whatever arena you are in…
We are faced with a tiny percentage of the population actively involved in the local church. (>10%) Yet, I’m continually perplexed to see no one looking hard at the big, obvious problems of bottlenecks & gatekeepers which keep churches small with a strategy that lost its effectiveness 25 years ago. Most churches have the same exact strategy. It’s the manifestations of that strategy which differ.
TO read the whole article, click on the link…The problem with one-size fits all is… One-size doesn’t fit all.