Leading Change in an Established Church, featuring Jimmy Scroggins

February 3, 2017
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Podcast Episode #299

Jimmy Scroggins joins us again and leads us through the major changes he had to make at Family Church as well as what he learned in the process.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • “Don’t waste a good crisis.”
  • “When you have the crunch of a crisis, people give you more latitude to make hard decisions.”
  • “The toughest change we had to make was cancelling the singing Christmas tree.”
  • A multi-site strategy can sometimes drive a name-change for a church.
  • “Don’t let the structure of your polity crush your pursuit of vision.”
  • “Your church polity should give the pastor and leaders the ability to pursue and lead vision.”
  • “Multi-site lets you try out things at other sites that you’d like to do at your main site.”
  • “An outward-focused evangelistic culture is the most important development we’ve seen in our church.”

About Jimmy Scroggins

Jimmy is husband to Kristin, father to eight, and lead pastor of Family Church—a network of neighborhood churches dedicated to reaching families in South Florida with the gospel.


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