Month: December 2013

Things You Haven’t Heard About Leading Change – 9

In our last blog, we revealed the key element in leading change – PURPOSE. You have to help people discover or rediscover your church’s true purpose if they will ever be willing to engage the change needed to get there. Change for any other reason won’t help you in the long run. Only a return

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Things You Haven’t Heard About Leading Change – 8

In our last blog, we identified the necessary step for leading change–you must connect people to your PURPOSE. But how do you do that? First, you have to identify that PURPOSE. And that starts with understanding the mission He has given you. Jesus gave us the foundation for a world-changing mission. He launched His disciples

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Things You Haven’t Heard About Leading Change – 7

After a few weeks considering the five reasons people are at your church (PLACE, PERSONALITY, PROGRAM, PEOPLE, POSITION), and discussing how each of these reasons ultimately will keep you from being able to lead change effectively, we’re now ready for some answers. What do you do to create an environment where change is not only

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Things You Haven’t Heard About Leading Change – 6

Why are people at your church? What causes them to think that your church is, well, their church? Last time, we looked at PEOPLE–the fourth of our five reasons people are at your church. The reasons people make a home at a local church are critical to keeping them there. And reason #5 is important

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