by Carey Nieuwhof: Every week you host services at your church hoping to reach more people, which is admirable and appropriate.
The problem is that the culture is changing and never bothered to ask you permission.
In many ways, preachers are using a method that’s been around for centuries…if not millennia…which on the one hand is wonderful. The challenge is that culture is changing so rapidly, fewer and fewer people are hearing the message every year. At least that’s the case in many, if not most churches.
If you think that the cultural change is over, fasten your seat belts. It’s not showing any sign of decelerating any time soon.
Here are 7 things that are changing right now.
Wise leaders will see the change and respond. As we’ve said before, leaders who see the future can seize the future.
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1. People Aren’t Automatically Coming to The Message Anymore
It’s almost singularly true that throughout human history to date, the only way to get the message was for people to assemble to hear it.
Just think about Jesus’ day: the crowds assembled to hear him. And in every century since then, that’s how it worked…
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