Service Attendance

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, former pastor Lee Powell talks about changes he made in service times and styles that were not good for attendance. Lee Powell founded Cedar Creek Church, a multi-site church in the Toledo, Ohio area. Lee is the author of Contrarian Church Leadership, a consultant with Auxano, and a volunteer staff member for Leadership Network.  


Which of Lee’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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It can be hard to know how many service times to have and what style of worship is best for each service. Like Lee, we may make mistakes, but they can help us better understand our congregations. 


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