Churches are great at filling the calendar. Most churches have no shortage of programs, events, and fellowships. Yet most churches somehow struggle to do the one thing Jesus commissioned us to do: make disciples.
When your church focuses on filling the calendar with programs over creating a streamlined Discipleship Pathway, the people in your church will never be held accountable to grow.
Here are three steps to building a discipleship pathway.
The actual values of your church determine most of the decisions you make. The problem is that what you actually value may not line-up with the statements on your website or bulletin.
There are a lot of well-meaning people who will try and tell you that your church can grow through the summer. Maybe your church shouldn’t try to go hard and grow through the summer (at least in terms of attendance). But maybe, instead of trying to avoid it, your church could leverage the summer slump.