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Getting Bigger

Bible Study

He pays even greater attention to you, down to the last detail – even numbering the hairs on your head.                                            

Matthew 10: 30

Advantages – Practical Mission

So how big?

We reckon that the smallest unit that can function properly has around four ministers.  Large circuits start to lose their advantage when they have around nine ministers.

Counting ministers is not an ideal way of judging circuit size, but it does seem reliable.

This can be a starting point, but your own local context must be allowed for.

But not too big!

If a circuit is too big, it will start to divide up into smaller groupings: some of the gains will be lost, and fresh problems can emerge.

 

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