Seven Traits of a Healthy Church

October 16, 2018
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Podcast Episode #476

We need healthy churches. I’ve committed my ministry to helping churches grow healthier. But what does a healthy church look like? Today, we discuss seven traits they exhibit.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • For too many churches, believing in the power of the gospel is nothing more than lip service.
  • Courageous leaders believe God will work in their churches.
  • Too many leaders know what needs to change in their church and either don’t have the knowledge or the courage to make it happen.
  • If you’re not facing reality as a church, you likely won’t be moving forward.
  • Healthy churches have leaders who take responsibility.

The seven traits of healthy churches that we discuss are:

  1. They truly believe in the power of the gospel.
  2. They have courageous leaders.
  3. They embrace change.
  4. They are not nostalgic.
  5. They see reality.
  6. They intentionally intersect their lives with non-Christians.
  7. They accept responsibility.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast


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