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1 Transforming Churches Connecting Kingdom to Culture through Organizational Transformation

2 The Reality of Change What got you here, won’t take you there IBM says it must reinvent itself every 7 years Before WW2, change occurred only with new generation Business cycle time dropping The greatest barrier to change is recent success

3 The Need for Change “new wine and old wineskins” (Matt. 9:16-17) Methods must always change, the core Message must never change. (Isaiah 40:8)

4 The Need for Change “new wine and old wineskins” (Matt. 9:16-17) Methods must always change, the core Message must never change. (Isaiah 40:8) Change or die!

5 Churches and Change: Why They Resist A misunderstanding of the actual purpose of the church ___________________: The Great Commandment (Matt. 22:37) ___________________: (Acts 2:42-47) We are to love each other “as” Christ loves us. ___________________: (Luke 9:23, Ephesians 3:14-21) ___________________: (Ephesians 4:11-13, 1 Cor. 12:4-6, 12-15) ___________________: The Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20) The absence of courageous leadership Worship Fellowship Discipleship Ministry Evangelism

6 Churches and Change: Why They Resist A misunderstanding of the actual purpose of the church ___________________: The Great Commandment (Matt. 22:37) ___________________: (Acts 2:42-47) We are to love each other “as” Christ loves us. ___________________: (Luke 9:23, Ephesians 3:14-21) ___________________: (Ephesians 4:11-13, 1 Cor. 12:4-6, 12-15) ___________________: The Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20) The absence of courageous leadership Worship Fellowship Discipleship Ministry Evangelism The one purpose that always needs more attention is Evangelism.

7 Why Churches Don’t Change (2) The lack of a clear, biblical An unwillingness to try approaches An unwillingness to old ones An unwillingness to “ the saints” for ministry get rid of new and innovative vision equip

8 What to Change and What Not to Change Define what is core (essential) That defines what is not core If it is not core it must be ________________________. If it is core it must ______________. open for change never change “Don’t throw out the baby with the bathwater.”

9 Reinventing Document identity and Identify purpose (core) Cast vision Create “keepers of the crystal vase” Cast vision Intentional plan with clear steps Cast vision Celebrate the past Cast vision

10 Reinventing (2) Allow departure of those who will not release the past Cast vision Measure progress, stop doing what does not contribute Cast vision Stay courageous Cast vision Reinvent

11 A Story of Change Coral Ridge Community Church Intentional re-invention Model of a Post-modern congregation Brian McLaren, Pastor Thought-leader and spokesman for emergent (post-modern) church in America and England

12 Dialogue

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