God has really used Kentucky to un-learn me of a lot of the "hot" early-1990s church growth / outreach myths I was taught back at seminary. These are good to remember wherever we think to start or grow a church:
4/1/2015 02:38:05 am
I think "tribal spirit" is the strongest factor, anywhere in the world. There are an awful lot of people in XYZ denomination churches in the area who were "raised XYZ" and greatly fear even contemplating fellowship at or with people of another denomination. They cannot exactly express what makes XYZ distinctive from others, other than it's "right." I think a lot of the heterogeneity among the individual churches in the XYZ is also glossed over or ignored.
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