I know nothing about this pastor or the church he serves, but isn’t this central to what we’re about as church?
Carey Nieuwhof (again! I know) on 9 Surefire Ways to Make Your Church Completely Ineffective.
According to the Church Times, a survey by the organisation Christian Research shows that 52% of practising Christians are unwilling to invite people to church.
It comes down to two main reasons:
- Christians have a fear of rejection;
- We are not serious about Jesus’ Great Commission to make disciples of all nations.
Yet more than two thirds of churchgoers have someone in mind whom they could invite.
How can we change this? What would change this for you?