In today’s post, Craig Groeschel points us to the fact that people stay at small churches for two reasons: they feel needed and known. Also, people leave large churches (in spite of all the reasons that attract them) for two reasons: they don’t feel needed or known.
Here’s a drawing I often use to describe the situation. The circle represents your total congregation. The square, those who are connected in the sense that Groeschel talks about. What needs to happen? Figure out a way to help more people get into the square!