Church leaders should love their community as much as their churches. Love for a congregation mismatched with disdain for a community will cause you to retreat in an unhealthy church bubble. What are some ways church leaders can learn to love their communities more?
- Don’t travel away from the community at every opportunity you get.
- Celebrate with the community at public events.
- Live in the heart of the church neighborhood, not on the outskirts or in another community.
- Join a civic organization and serve.
- Try something new in the community on a regular basis.
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