Church Revitalization has become a rallying cry in recent years since statistics show 80-90% of churches are plateaued or declining. Church Planting is needed, but it is critical that we also address the revitalization of declining churches because there are so many and because there is so much at stake for the kingdom.
I’m Ray Gentry, the President/CEO of the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL). I’ve served Southern Baptist churches & associations in various roles for over 35 years. I have served as an associational leader for five associations, starting in 1993. The most recent one being the Southside Baptist Network, McDonough, GA.