Monday, April 03, 2017

Why Are Church Leaders Always Talking About Change? (7 Reasons)

The alternative to change isn’t stability. It’s stubbornness. Besides, no one needs help to stay the same.

We worship an eternally unchanging God, as seen in a book whose newest parts are almost 2,000 years old. That’s a lot of stability.

So why does it seem like every church leader talks more about the things my church needs to change than the things that need to stay the same? Including the dozens of blog posts I’ve written about the need for change?

Do we think we need to stay cool and cutting edge or we’ll lose this generation to something even cooler? That may be why some church leaders talk about change. But it’s not the case for me (and I don’t think it is for most of us.)

Keeping up with the latest fads is a fool’s errand. The gospel isn’t cool. And trying to make it cool is a losing battle.

So why all the change talk? Here are 7 reasons.... Read More

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