I came across this quote in my inbox from last week's Rick Warren in his Ministry Toolbox, and I thought I would share it with you.
"A church must choose to grow or not to grow. Many churches have deliberately chosen not to grow. They make that choice in a variety of ways. They make it by the programs they offer. They make it by the amount of time and energy they invest in evangelism. They make the decision by the size of the building they choose to build.... If we really love God and we really love people, then the desire for church growth cannot be optional." - Rick Warren