By Thom Rainer
July 9, 2014
I am excited about the increased interest in church revitalization. I am heartened to hear from a number of Millennials who are sensing God’s call in this direction. As this emphasis grows alongside the great interest in church planting, I have more reasons to remain an obnoxious optimist about our congregations.
But let me state the obvious. Leading a church revitalization is difficult. Indeed, it can’t be done outside of God’s power. While I wish to discourage no one from moving forward in this direction, we must do so with our eyes wide open.
With that in mind I offer a checklist to consider. Here are nine questions you should ask before leading a church revitalization.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.