The evangelists of Big Church USA extol now much their church has grown and look down their noses at the "few," according to them, additions the small membership congregation has experienced.
"Why in wishing you a successful pastorate we do not mean one which shall be chiefly marked by the numbers which you baptize." James Boyce
Too many churches and pastors labor under the illusion that they aren't doing enough for the Lord because they are small.
Denominational leadership does not recognize, understand, or represent the small church.