About a year ago many of us were saying, “Church has changed forever, it will never be the same.” We adopted the word phyigital (which sounds like a restless physician’s ponytail to me) and we declared that we were now online churches with physical locations. About two weeks later everyone quit watching our online streams.…
Although the situation improved in relation to all things COVID – there has been no appreciable change in the number of people who return to church.
To reboot your church is different than just returning to in-person events. That’s just turning on the lights and opening the doors as if nothing happened.
We’ve experienced from 30–40% of pre-pandemic, in-person attendance of people coming back to church. It has slowly increased, but only to around 50%.
It’s a great opportunity to take a look under your church’s hood to emerge with a stronger post Covid church. Three simple words: Simply. Rebuild. Digitize.