Why Some Churches Choose to Die

July 22, 2020
Episode #155
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Do some churches really choose to die? On the surface no church chooses to die but decisions we make or don’t make can lead to the death of a church. 

  1. They are not willing to accept the normal pain of change.
  2. They don’t want to lose control.
  3. They confuse tradition with doctrine.
  4. They do not want to look like their community.
  5. They see a recent period of the past as biblically normative.

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