Where is our church along the 'health paradigm'? Gary McIntosh suggests there are five types of churches. There are "Hospice Churches", "Sick Churches", "Healthy Churches", "Fit Churches", and "World Class Churches".
World class athletes compete in the Olympic Games and other national and world venues. They are a step above even those who are physically fit. How can we become a World Class Church?
Read this enlightening article by Gary McIntosh HERE.
Gary McIntosh is president of the Church Growth Network and a professor of Christian ministry and leadership at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He is the author of 18 books on church growth and writes a monthly newsletter called Growth Points.
Visit Gary's website at: http://churchgrowthnetwork.com