Renewal Resolutions for 2021

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The beginning of a new year provides renewal leaders an opportunity to think strategically about investments for the coming year.  This is particularly important given the anticipated emergence from a season of extraordinary challenge for …

How To Keep On Keeping On

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Leading renewal is hard.  It demands leading change when change is resisted.  It means working hard for those who will under-appreciate the investment.  Renewal leaders have to fight for unpopular causes, speak unpopular truth and …

Renewal Begins With Abiding

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What launches renewal in a congregation?  Jesus said fruitfulness is connected to abiding.  In John 15:5 he told his disciples, “I am the vine; you are the branches.  If you remain [“menon” = “remain”, “abide”, …