Saturday, October 19, 2013

Church Growth: Not with THOSE people

Cover of "Coneheads"
Cover of Coneheads
"We would like them to attend our church -- but we're not sure they would fit in here. They are coneheads. " 

Sonny Holmes exposes our prejudices that lead fifteen SBC churches to hold their final service each Sunday morning, many of them in growing communities.

In fact, Bill Elliff says that the SBC alone is closing 6,000 churches a year and only starting 4,000. To keep pace with the population, we must start 10,000 a year."

Leaning Forward: The coneheads next door