While most churches have seen declines since the pandemic, a few outlier congregations are bucking the trend with surprising practices that are increasing attendance. Find five unorthodox methods these churches are using to grow against the current.
From strategically subtracting and adding ministries, to consistent invitation campaigns, to starting new groups, the highlighted approaches are outliers that don’t match current trends. But they provide examples of innovation and Great Commission focus that is leading to fruitful growth. Though not silver bullets, these outlier stories offer sparks of inspiration for congregations seeking new ways to reach people.