Multiplication Center

Multisite Next Decade – Mergers

August 15, 2012

Next up in recapping our “cafe sessions,” we have the opportunity to listen to Jim Tomberlin.  Jim is the co-author of “Better Together:  Making Church Mergers Work” and a leader in the multisite movement.  Although mergers have long been thought of as counter-productive, Jim offers up new data that suggests it is the greatest asset to growing churches looking to expand their reach into the community.  Join me as we hear from Jim…

**Please excuse the audio quality**


Big Ideas:

1.  80% of all churches are at a plateau, dead or dying.  20% need more space.

2.  Mergers are a great option for growing churches to fast track their multisite initiatives.



Join in on the conversation

Please join the conversation by responding to one or all of these questions in the comments.

1.  What was a surprise for you in Jim Tomberlin's story?
2.  What are the biggest questions your church has regarding mergers?

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