The Pastor Makes All the Difference in Congregational Growth

Renae Nicole
5 min readJan 7, 2020

*Names have been changed*

Of all the research I did on why people leave the church, none of them left because the pastor was terrible. No one complained about a pastor’s sermons or their demeanor. Here are some of the tops reasons:

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  • Roots are not established.
  • Connections are not made.
  • Running from the truth.
  • Because of an offense.
  • Loss of hunger.



Renae Nicole

Certified Personal Trainer | Health Coach | Nutrition Coach | Worldview: Christianity