Podcast Episode #348
In churches who are dying, you often hear statements like the ones we cover today. Today we explain how to identify the personalities of sick churches.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Too many church leaders are not willing to admit their church is sick.
- A church cannot get healthy until she first realizes she is sick.
- Decline of more than 20% after a pastor or staff member leaves should signal a major alarm in a church.
- Often, the good ole days, in reality, weren’t really that good.
- We have churches who fight so much that they’re completely distracted from their mission.
- Churches often close not for lack of people but for lack of obedience.
The seven personalities we discuss are:
- The Denier.
- The Deflector.
- The Cool Kid.
- The Nostalgic.
- The Street Fighter.
- The Autopilot.
- The Living Dead.
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