Monday, December 21, 2015

What the Slow Death of Retail Can Tell Us About the Future Church

As you may have noticed, malls are not what they used to be. Retail as we’ve known it is slowly dying before our eyes.

As some major news outlets (themselves in transition) have outlined, malls are closing, formerly dominant chains are in decline, and flagship stores are changing.

All of this has implications for how we accomplish our mission as a church. While the dust hasn’t settled by any means, only leaders with their heads in the sand would ignore what’s happening in front of our eyes.

Wise church leaders change their approach to not just preserve the mission of the church, but to advance it. Read more

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