Are You Growing Spiritually? Here’s How to Tell – 1

The standard we use to judge the success of a company or business today is the bottom line, the numbers that show how much profit they made.   Unfortunately we carry that standard over to the church as well.  Many feel that the more people who attend a church and the larger the church budget the greater the church.  That is not how God evaluates churches though. I have been pastoring the same small church for over 30 years.  There were several times in the early years when I wanted to quit, when I thought we weren’t successful because we continued to stay small.  God taught me that the way He evaluates the health of a church has nothing to do with the number of people who attend or how much money it has.  After all, we don’t know the size of a single church in the Bible.  We do … Continue reading