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Pastor Trey Harper and familyHello! I am Trey Harper and Welcome to my blog! I pray that in these articles, you will experience the love and peace and joy that comes from following Jesus! I would love connect with you. Feel free to email me at trey@forestumc.org.

Breaking the 200 Attendance Mark

8 Reasons Why Most Churches Don’t Break the 200 Attendance Mark By Carey Nieuwhof – December 20, 2016   While social media, and even traditional media, are still preoccupied with megachurches and multisite churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small. The Barna group pegs the average Protestant church size in America at 89 adults. Sixty percent of protestant churches have less than 100 adults in attendance. Only 2 percent have over 1,000 adults attending. Please understand, there’s nothing wrong with being a small ... Read More »

Psalm 61:1

The Lord has appointed me to tell the good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort those whose hearts are broken.