t has A theological theme has been missing in much of church growth literature—the glory of God. Gary McIntosh suggests that the ultimate purpose of the church is to bring God glory, and this goal demands church growth.
McIntosh, G. L. (2002). The Glory of God and Church Growth. Journal of the American Society for Church Growth, 13(2), 63-73. Retrieved from https://place.asburyseminary.edu/jascg/vol13/iss2/6