Podcast Episode #355
Revitalization is needed in nearly two thirds of churches in America. Today we discuss four paths for revitalization and the challenges of each.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- True, biblical church revitalization will include an evangelism emphasis.
- Churches that need revitalization are almost always spiritual navel gazers.
- Church relocation doesn’t meet automatic revitalization—but a lot of church leaders think it does.
- Resistance to change and love of comfort are the two biggest stumbling blocks for church revitalization.
- If your church is going to die, do it with dignity and turn the property over to another church.
- Most churches are not equipped to acquire dying churches.
The four avenues for church revitalization that we cover in this episode are:
- Organic revitalization.
- Relocational revitalization.
- Leadershift revitalization.
- Acquisitional revitalization.
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