“We’ve been using the wrong metric,” said Brandon Ware, senior pastor at Green Street Baptist Church in High Point. “Traditionally we have defined success as bigger buildings, bigger budgets and more bodies. That’s been our primary focus, and we circumvent the whole discipleship process.”
A focus on discipleship, he said, doesn’t mean the church shuns evangelism.
This Church is getting the vision. Do you want to learn more? Get started at growingupchallenge.com. Every church member can make disciples. In fact, this plan only works if church members take discipling more people than the pastoral staff are. It only scales if the members are doing it.