Lessons Learned from Churches That Almost Died but Didn’t (Part 1)
01.03.2020 - By Rainer on Leadership
We talk about some really great news today. Thom and Sam discuss lessons learned from churches on the cusp of death who recovered and are now thriving.
* There is always hope for churches.
* A community desires a healthy church.
* Prayer is foundational and essential.
Even when you don’t think it can happen, God can work.
* If God can save any person, God can save any church.
A key element of leadership is inspiring hope in those you are leading.
A healthy church is good for the community.
* If you want your church revived you need a revival in your own soul.
Resources mentioned in today's podcast:
* Five Reason Rural and Small Town Churches are Making a Comeback
* Anatomy of a Revived Church
* Seven Habits Successful Church Consultants Develop in Their First Year - CCU Webinar
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