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July 2, 2017
by Steve Sanchez
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The Numbers Game

Pastors say it all the time when assessing their flock. Church members try to avoid sounding braggadocious when speaking about it. Christian leaders warn never to make this your focus. What am I talking about? Have you ever heard the … Continue reading

July 2, 2017
by Steve Sanchez
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BY THE NUMBERS: Community Church of the Hills Attendance 2015-Present

Q: What’s the size of U.S. churches? (From Thomas S. Rainer) A: First, big is not necessarily better. A church with more people in attendance is not necessarily more faithful than a smaller church. Second, some churches are in very sparsely … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
by Steve Sanchez
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My Strange Dream (came true)

I’m re-posting this article from September 13, 2014, originally called, “My Strange Dream,” because today, I realized, the dream came true. See the postscript at the bottom of the post. I have a new Pentecostal friend who has proven to … Continue reading