Growth phase of the Life Cycle: 

  • There is a passion to fulfill spiritual vision.
  • The church develops intentional outreach/assimilation strategies.
  • The church formally organizes as an entity.
  • There is intentional fellowship, care ministry, and leadership development and kingdom involvement.
  • There is an understanding of core values and belief systems.
  • The church has a clearly defined worship style.
  • There is implemenation of a lay mobilzation strategy.
  • Need for adequate facilities is an issue.