Outreach 100 Churches
The Stories Behind the Numbers
“Part of what drives me to this day is Christ called me into ministry. I ran, but he called me back, and he did not revoke his call.”
Ed Stetzer: Strategy Matters in Fast-Growing Churches
“Church which are rapidly growing, and which maintain that growth, place a premium on intentional and strategic leadership.” Here’s what that looks like.
Community of Seniors: Community Christian Church
A 55-plus community becomes a contemporary megachurch’s newest campus.
Wilfredo “Choco” De Jesús: Do the Numbers Really Matter?
“While we don’t get to determine the talents which God has given us, we do choose how we leverage them for the kingdom.”
Judah Smith: The Love of Two Fathers
“I was 11 and had this profound sense in my soul that God said, ‘You are going to be a speaker to your generation.'”
Celebrating the Country’s Fastest-Growing Churches
“God used the megachurch to reach Korea and the house church to reach China. Any church God uses is a great church.”
More Stories Behind the Numbers
Lead Pastor Jason Brinker shares why First Baptist Jacksonville can’t do retention.Read full article
"As the organization grows, there are momentum breakers that take longer to address."Read full article
“We're living out our vision in a healthy way when we strike a balance between discipleship, community and evangelism.”Read full article
"When people stop moving, they start dying. It's all about making disciples who make disciples."Read full article
“I stick to the things I do best. For everything else, I empower others.”Read full article
“We’re not waiting for people to come to the church. We’re investing in our community, reaching into our community.”Read full article
“We work hard, and we play hard—and it's amazing when those two overlap!”Read full article
“While our attendance and decision numbers are important to us, the more meaningful measurements are numbers of small group leaders, groups and apprentices.”Read full article
"We win not simply by how much and how well we can gather people, but by how much and how well we can release people into the city.”Read full article