The church has been declining gradually for a few years. There has been a change of senior pastors, followed by a few months of "come-back growth" as some who had left or become sporadic in attendance return to more consistency. There appears to be a proliferation of church programs, events, and ministries attended by the most interested or most highly committed. While there is a pleasant atmosphere among the people, the church staff and core leaders are tired and over extended. Lots of things are happening, but nothing is really captivating or defining the church and activity as unique or purposeful. . .
Staying In Focus Series - Part 1 - A Rifle or A ShotGun?