Those interested in church growth should read the article in the latest edition of Ocknega Connections. In an article entitled "Stealing Sheep: A Study in Church Growth Ethics" the Rev. Dr. William Chadwick presents an interesting conundrum. His work reveals that most of the church growth reported at many evangelical churches results largely from transfers from other churches, hence the name of his article.
The article is a good wake up call for many.
A look back: December 11, 1996...
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