Eric Speir

Thrive In Your Faith and Family

Top 10 Signs Your Church Might Be In Trouble

10. Your congregation actually thinks Moses built the ark.

9. People in your congregation can’t find Genesis in their Bibles.

8. People in your congregation think that John 3:16 is a zip code.

7. Your Sunday School is no longer on Sunday.

6. People in your church think the phrase “Christian Education” is an oxymoron.

5. Your church spends more money on coffee and donuts than on Sunday School curriculum.

4. Your Sunday School teachers have become unionized.

3. Your Sunday School teachers are on strike for more pay and better benefits.

2. The students in your youth ministry are flunking out of Sunday School.

1. Your Sunday morning café is larger than your Wednesday night service.


About Eric

I'm a pastor, writer and serial encourager. I like to help people to grow in their relationship with God. I live outside of Atlanta, GA. I've written a book, Stubborn Faith: 30 Day Devotional Guide For New Growth. It's available for download on Amazon. Feel free to follow me on Twitter at @ericspeir

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4 Replies

  1. Marcia McDonald

    Well, I enjoyed the ‘Ten Signs Your Church Might be in Trouble’ – it was funny! I have never been on anyone’s blog, so you are the first! I enjoyed reading the articles already!! Thanks!
    See you in class, Eric! I think I’ll finally figure out what to do in life after answering the questions from ‘Question to Ask Yourself to Discover Your Calling’ ~ it took a half a century to find this!!! LOL

    1. Eric

      Welcome to my blog! Be sure and hit the “Subscribe” button and you can get new posts emailed directly to your inbox. I’m glad you enjoyed the post. It takes time to learn who’ve we been created to be. Welcome to the journey!

  2. Marcia

    Yes, this confirms that it is me!

    1. Eric

      I suspect many of us are like this. I appreciate your honesty!

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