Episode 360: The Mentality Around Change

In Episode 360 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss what should change, what should not change, and what should never change. Here is today’s question:

“I’ve often felt like there is a mentality that in order to stay relevant you have to keep changing things. Are there times that change isn’t helpful or maybe even just neutral?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What should change and how frequently?
  • What shouldn’t change very often 
  • What should NEVER change 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “There are times that change isn’t helpful. But most people who are coming from that posture are keepers of the status quo.” – @toddadkins
  • “There are things about your church that shouldn’t frequently change like your mission, value, purpose, or vision.” – @toddadkins
  • “It’s really hard to let things go that were once very successful.” – @toddadkins
  • “Change is necessary. You either change and grow or you die.” – @toddadkins
  • “Make sure you understand what should not change and never change.” – @toddadkins
  • “Have a conversation with your team about what should remain the same and what should change on a yearly basis or longer.” – @danielsangi 
  • “Relevance does not necessarily mean staying up with whatever is popular Netflix or Spotify.” – @danielsangi 
  • “Don’t worry about what everyone else is doing. Be relevant to those you are reaching.” – @danielsangi 
  • “You can’t sit in your community and never change.” – @toddadkins

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Published February 11, 2019

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