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Signs of a Healthy Church

15 Oct

Recently, I read a great book by Mark Dever (the Senior Pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington DC) called What is a Healthy Church?

In his chapter on Biblical Discipleship and Growth he has a wonderful section on what ‘growth’ does and doesn’t look like.  I thought I would share that section with you this week (but I encourage you to read the whole book!).

“When you peer into the life of a church, the growth of its members can show up in all sorts of ways”. Here are a few possibilities:

  • Growing numbers being called to missions – ‘I’ve enjoyed sharing the gospel with my neighbours from South America. I wonder if God is calling me to…’ Continue reading
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