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Why Plant Churches . . .

  • Its God’s plan to save the planet (Acts 13:1-5).
  • Only 17.5% of Americans attend church on any given Sunday.
  • If every church seat in the U.S. was filled it would only hold 20% of the total population.
  • Half of all established churches last year did not add one new member through conversion.
  • No county in the U.S. has a greater percentage of churched people than a decade ago.
  • The church death rate will double if not triple in the next 5 years.
  • New churches spark new ideas for the whole body of Christ.
  • New churches challenge established churches to self-examination.
  • New churches reach people that established churches do not.
  • New churches tend to grow faster than more established churches.
  • New churches best reach new generations, new residents, and new people groups.
  • New churches are typically church planting churches so they expand God’s Kingdom.
  • More people come to Christ through Church Planting than any other type of outreach method.
  • Multiplication (through church planting) is the only math that works for world evangelism.
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