Believe it or not… 27 September 2006 · by Mark Wilson · in Church. · Church! Sees! Growth! Surge! After! Adding! Exclamation! Point! to! Name! Read! About! It! Here! (thanks Rod) Real facts about US church growth. What growing churches do. Church growth: nine myths, no magic bullets. Has Starbucks Beat the Church? I find it interesting that Starbuck’s seams to understand the nature of community and refuge.