When the community changes around a church, should the congregation change the name? Ed Litton of Redemption Church joins the show today. He shares the story of the name change at his church. The New Testament word for church is ekklesia, which implies a mobile group of people. The church must be flexible to accomplish the vision. On this episode, we cover good motivations for a name or location change, as well as bad motivations.
Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is committed to providing theological education for individuals engaging in Christian ministry. Southwestern Seminary offers a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. Just this year, our friends at Southwestern launched new 8-week online classes, which means you don’t have to wait until the next full semester to begin. If you are interested in taking the next step in ministry, visit SWBTS.edu to learn more about how you can get started.
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