Five Ways to Reignite an Outward Focus in a Church Needing Revitalization

Episode #176
December 17, 2020
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Renewing a culture of outreach and casting vision for loving the community is vital for churches needing revitalization. Thom and Kevin discuss five ways to reignite an outward focus in churches needing revitalization. 

  • Model it.
  • Seek to lead explicitly evangelistically.
  • Give examples of other churches.
  • Combine prayer and outreach.
  • Seek accountability.

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