On this episode of the Church Renewal Podcast we discuss shifting your congregation into the missionary mindset.
"But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light." 1 Peter 2:9
Does your church possess an institutional mindset, relying on historic cultural assumptions about the place of the church in the society? Or do you have the missionary mindset? Does your church see itself as a missionary community sent with the gospel of Jesus to the community in which you live, serve, and worship?
In this episode we continue to work through our definition of church renewal:
"Church Renewal is the process by which a person or church body experiences ... a new curiosity to know God, the self, and the world; a new awareness to the missionary opportunity around them ..."
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The Church Renewal Podcast is a production of Flourish Coaching. Flourish exists to set leaders free to be effective wherever God has called them. When pastors and churches get stuck, Flourish Coaches renew their hope in the gospel and help them gain strategic clarity.
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