The Need for Strengthening Churches
Based on national research, 900 SBC churches close their doors every year. The vitality of evangelical churches is not heading toward decline, it is already in decline across the nation. Locally, nearly 1/3 of our association’s 55 churches are in decline and unless there is a resurgence some could be just a few years away from closure. The good news is that we now have more resources and opportunities than ever before for churches to experience a restart. The North American Mission Board, our state convention and our association have been applying much energy, time and resources into revitalizing churches. Our Strengthening Churches Team is eager to walk your church through a tested process toward revitalization.