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FRONT PAGE  |  2/7/2016
MONDAY, MAR 10, 2014  |  6 comments
Multisite Church Movement Grows to 8,000 Sites

Emerging trends for the multisite church movement, which now includes at least 8,000 sites throughout the U.S., include the findings that churches with multiple locations grow faster, have more lay-person participation, and reach more new believers than single-site churches, according to a study by the Leadership Network.

"More churches will continue to explore multisites, not as a tool for growth but as a means of taking the church to more people and taking a healthy church and reproducing it in other places," said Warren Bird, Director of Research and Intellectual Capital Development for Leadership Network, during a web seminar Wednesday.

By definition, a multisite congregation is one church meeting in two or more locations under one overall leadership and budget. ...


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News Item3/11/14 7:55 PM
Pastor Mike  Find all comments by Pastor Mike
"More churches will continue to explore multisites, not as a tool for growth but as a means of taking the church to more people and taking a healthy church and reproducing it in other places."

Got to love feel-good, self-contradictory statements.

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News Item3/11/14 2:50 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
It would seem that Christ's Pattern for His Church is not the multisite one. Lady and gentlemen, I like the way you covered the topic.
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News Item3/11/14 11:02 AM
SteveR  Find all comments by SteveR
penned wrote:
sounds like franchises. and could just be the next step in the evolution of the incorporated church during a depression when local communities are low on funds.
concerns me their use of the phrase "healthy churches" -- "healthy churches" means those who are getting lots of numbers and $$$.
Earlier in this thread I described a church where their additional site was in my opinion a positive, but all too often it might be as you say: a brand with different flavors or even franchise to share that 'healthy'ness. My main concern is Christian accountability with members bouncing around site to site seduced by which location tickles their ears
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News Item3/11/14 10:51 AM
penned  Find all comments by penned
sounds like franchises. and could just be the next step in the evolution of the incorporated church during a depression when local communities are low on funds.

concerns me their use of the phrase "healthy churches" -- "healthy churches" means those who are getting lots of numbers and $$$.

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News Item3/11/14 7:18 AM
JoBob | USA  Find all comments by JoBob
Interesting.....seems like I've seen this model before. Oh yeah, in the Bible! Jesus is the head of the church and we just meet in different geographical locations while we are here on Earth.
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News Item3/10/14 2:59 PM
SteveR  Find all comments by SteveR
Though Im sure in many cases there will be room for critique for this model, I find this an interesting subject. I personally know of one multi site church that I agree with. Its a church in an affluent part of town that has set up a satellite location in an underserved community. It offers the main location ministry, evangelical and charitable opportunities while improving a nearby community.
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