Elijah’s Harbor was birthed in 2009. The Jackson’s had sold their business called EcoQuest International. Mike and Nata found themselves texting each other in the 22,000 square foot mansion designed to host Company events. Five guest properties were rarely used now and it was time to transition into the purpose God had planned for The Harbor. Continue reading Transitioning
I went to Bible College in the late 70’s. I learned allot of Bible knowledge but decided being a pastor was not my calling. Over the years, I have watched those in leadership roles in the church and observed their lives and families. The numbers are pretty disturbing.
American church statistics have reported:
- In America, 3500 – 4000 churches close their doors each year
- Half of all churches last year did not add one new member through conversion growth
- Churches lose an estimated 2,765,000 people each year to nominalism and secularism
- 1,400 pastors in America leave the ministry monthly.
- Only 15% of churches in the United States are growing and just 2.2% of those are growing by conversion growth.
- 10,000 churches in America disappeared in a five-year period.