No prayer when planning?

5 Things That Keep a Church Small and How to Overcome Them

Larry Moyer

No prayer, no planning

Planning without prayer doesn’t work nor does prayer without planning. An unbeatable combination is when God does His part and we do ours. Some churches stay small though because they don’t always ask God to do His part and neither do they do theirs.

The answer: Pray as you plan and plan as you pray. For the sake of the lost, ask God to help the church to grow. Pray that He will help you see the essentiality of evangelism. “As we grow, there may be a lot of people we don’t know” is not honoring the Lord. It’s more important that others know Him than that others know you. Then plan – decide how many you are going to contact with the gospel over the next week, month, and year.  Full article >>