Monday, May 18, 2015

Creating a Culture of Change

When we see churches stuck in a long-gone decade, it’s because they stopped changing somewhere along the way. They might have launched with an innovative vision or made a change to reach a particular demographic, but at some point, they settled in to a comfortable routine.

Leaders in these churches might struggle to see how change is possible. They’re asking questions like:

• What changes will we need to make so the environment is appealing to new people?

• How do we accomplish that without offending the people who currently attend?

• How do we do it without jeopardizing the giving that helps our church run?

In my discussions with pastors facing these challenges, I’ve seen these four patterns emerge with churches that have changed successfully. Keep reading

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