What’s next? Here are some of the trends emerging from the multisite-church movement in 2017. By Jim Tomberlin • December 25, 2016 Copyright © 2016 by Outreach Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission. OutreachMagazine.com Now in its third decade, the multisite movement has transformed the church landscape across North America. More than 5,000 denominational and nondenominational multisite churches are increasing at an exponential rate in urban, suburban and rural communities. The multisite movement began as a space solution for megachurches, developed into a growth strategy for healthy churches of all sizes. It evolved into a revitalization plan for stable but stuck churches, and has become a rebirth solution for declining churches that merge with a… More
It is with great sadness to announce that my friend, colleague and associate Kristy Rutter passed away last week. Her battle with cancer is over. She is now fully alive in the presence of Jesus. Her memorial service is this Tuesday, January 10 at The Chapel in Barrington, IL. The service will be at 7pm. Kristy was a life-giving person with a contagious joy for life, people and the kingdom of God. It was my privilege to work with Kristy at Willow Creek Community Church and then later serving multisite churches together. Kristy Rutter loved multiplying churches through church planting, launching multisite campuses and initiating church mergers. Kristy worked with New Campus Development for The Chapel,… More
Here are the top MultiSite Solutions posts from 2016 highlighting some of the ways the multisite movement is transforming how we do church. How has multisite changed your church in 2016? How will it change your church in 2017? The Multisite Movement at a Crossroads A Look Behind the Scenes of America’s Largest Church Video Sermon Delivery Over The Internet 7 Reasons NOT to Become a Multisite Church Microsites Are The New Big-What is A Microsite The Church and The Refugee Interview with Alan Hirsch-Multisite and Movements Multisite 2016: What’s New and What’s Next?
Previously posted by portablechurch “Multisite churches grow faster, have more lay participation and reach more new believers than single-site churches.” – Leadership Network/Generis Multisite Scorecard Over the last few years, there has been an unprecedented increase in the number of multisite churches in the US. And, why not? After all, multisite churches have proven to be an effective means of reaching out to people and plugging them into local church communities. The #multisitechurch movement show no signs of slowing down! Click To Tweet The recent facts and figures indicate that this movement shows no signs of slowing down. Here are eight statistics that every multisite church leader like you needs to know. There are only… More