The people of your city are not prospective church attendees, they are sheep without a shepherd.
I would argue that the number of people who come to Christ and join your church should be of great concern. I believe you should care how many people are on your membership list — down to the very last one.
5 steps to using Greek and Hebrew in your sermons (without boring your church)
There are no unimportant words in Scripture. So let us delight in them and preach them all.
I wanted to help our older generation pass down these precious gems to the next generation. I also wanted the next generation to be able to take ownership of these hymns.
Every church revitalizer must remember that new life comes about not by pushing all the right buttons, but by the grace of God.