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The Size of a Church is Influenced by Pastoral Behaviour

The Size of a Church is Influenced by Pastoral Behaviour

Research indicates that 90 to 95 percent of ministers begin their ministry as pastors. Following are their most common characteristics...

Leadership styles for different sized Churches

Leadership styles for different sized Churches

Not all pastors are the same. Some give all their attention to the professional side of ministry, while others concentrate solely on..

Primary Groups in Churches

Primary Groups in Churches

The term Primary Group is a sociological term that denotes a group of people who have a common cause that holds them together. There are..

Leadership Multiplication Pathway

Leadership Multiplication Pathway

“The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest..

Ministry Risk Factors–How Do You Stack Up?

Ministry Risk Factors–How Do You Stack Up?

The 18 risk factors for pastors shown below are given with statistics that show where pastors are at today. These statistics have been..

Finding the Right Staff for a Ministry

Finding the Right Staff for a Ministry

It is unusual for a church to grow past a certain size without an appropriate structure. A Church also needs to change the structure every..

How a Pastoral Care Structure Can Stop Church Growth

How a Pastoral Care Structure Can Stop Church Growth

The family is the basic unit of every society and plays a crucial role in fulfilling the physical and emotional needs of individuals. This..

The Most Successful Form of Church Growth (Church Planting)

The Most Successful Form of Church Growth (Church Planting)

When I ask, “What is the fruit of the apple tree?” many people look at me as if to say, ‘what a dumb question – apple trees..

The Effects of Age & Tenure on Church Leadership

The Effects of Age & Tenure on Church Leadership

Darren has been the pastor of his current church for twelve months. Before he made the transition to the church, he went through an..

About the Editor and Primary Author

Colin Noyes

Colin Noyes is a Brisbane (Australia) based coach and consultant with extensive experience in the areas of organisational health and growth, change management, leadership development, recruiting/staff development and coaching. Read more

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