Four Paths for Church Revitalization

Episode #355
August 18, 2017
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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:

  1. Organic revitalization.
  2. Relocational revitalization.
  3. Leadershift revitalization.
  4. Acquisitional revitalization.

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