Megachurches

The research behind my post at Out of Ur: Missional vs. Attractional: Debating the Research

See the post I coauthored with the editors of Leadership Journal at the Out of Ur blog: Missional vs. Attractional: Debating the Research What do the numbers say? It depends who you ask. by Url Scaramanga & Andy Rowell Summary:... Read more →


A wider target: Deconstructing and redeploying the Seeker Sensitive Service planning of The Purpose Driven Church

In 1995, Rick Warren published The Purpose Driven Church. It was perhaps the most influential book in church circles in the decade. It was the definitive "how-to" manual of how grow a megachurch. In it, he presented Donald McGavran's "Church... Read more →


Willow Creek's Discipleship Problem: How to Fix the Seeker-driven Church

Update, December 10, 2007 As I suspected, the interpretation and methodology of the Reveal study are deeply flawed. I like Willow Creek's ministry model but they have really bungled this survey. See the Review of Reveal by Bradley Wright, a... Read more →