Podcast Episode #469
Declining attendance isn’t as much of an issue in churches as declining frequency of attendance. Today we discuss those who miss frequently and how to solve that.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- For the Christian, corporate worship should not be considered optional.
- Too often, people miss church for reasons that would not keep them from missing work or a recreational event.
- Don’t let your church’s structure drive its mission.
- If you have leaders in the church who consider corporate worship optional, they probably shouldn’t be a leader in the church.
The five infrequent attendees that we discuss today are:
- The fading church member
- The “church is just another activity” church member
- The unbeliever/seeker
- The anti-structure church member
- The special events only church member
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