It's interesting that an article by Jack Hayford comes across my screen as I prepare for this weekend's message. Interesting because I'm teaching on spiritual next steps - those intentional actions we need to do to make sure we stay on track with where God wants to grow us.
Hayford's article hits the mark as he reminds us that bigger churches do not necessarily mean bigger people. And God's goal is bigger people (see Ephesians 4:11-16)
And according to everything I can find in Scripture, the bigger that people are spiritually, the bigger the church (both local and universal) is going to be.
I highly recommend that you read his article here. It's pretty short, but it's a great reminder.
Until next time,