How Churches Should Respond to Seven Major Changes

September 13, 2019
Episode #571
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We recently highlights seven changes are facing today. In this episode, we discuss how to combat these changes.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Cultural Christianity is all but gone in America.
  • Multi-service became multi-venue which became multi-site.
  • Work habits are changing. Churches need to consider responding to those changes with alternate worship times.
  • Denominational health reflects the health of member churches.

The seven changes we discuss are:

  1. The Death of Cultural Christianity.
  2. The Multi Movement.
  3. The Shift in Work Habits.
  4. The Decline of Denominations.
  5. The Move to Different Staffing Models.
  6. The Huge Revitalization and Replanting Movement.
  7. The Closure of 8,000 to 10,000 Churches a Year.

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