De-Sizing the Church (pt 4): Unintended Consequences of the Church Growth Movement, with Bob Smietana (Ep 072)

While the Church Growth Movement created larger churches and opportunities, it also created larger dangers.

A fascinating, wide-ranging interview with Bob Smietana, a columnist for Religion News Service, and the author of Reorganized Religion: The Reshaping of the American Church and Why it Matters.

Bob and I discuss some of the unintended consequences of the Church Growth Movement from his unique vantage point. We also delve into the dangers of bigness and what we can do about it.

Then we discuss Smietana’s fascinating article, “There’s a Reason Every Hit Worship Song Sounds the Same,” and what it says about the current church culture.

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