Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Article by:Li Shiguang

Effective Preaching: A Solution for Retaining Believers

Once upon a time, the Chinese church was in a golden period of development, with many people joining the church and hardly anyone leaving. However, nowadays, the loss of believers has become a problem facing many Chinese churches.

Pastor Suggests Church Leaders to Retire at 55

"In our church, anyone, once they reach the age of 55, must step down from the position of church leader," said Reverend Chen, a retired church leader in a northern region. "Because we witnessed many churches decline due to poor succession, which leads to serious consequences."

Church Leadership Succession: A Negative Example

A pastor mentioned that in the 1980s and 1990s, many churches experienced significant revivals. However, he noted that most of them had essentially disappeared. According to him, a crucial reason for this decline is the failure of church management and succession.
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