By Chris Denning
Last week, we talked about how we can’t stay here, why, and where we’re going.
This week, we’re talking about how in order for us to move forward, we have to change.
Change is a necessity in life. In order to grow, you must change. Yes, change can be uncomfortable, awkward, and even painful, but without it, you go nowhere.
As a church, we need to be constantly open to change. We need to be flexible in order to humbly point everyone to absolute hope.
This isn’t just true in the church world, but in our every day lives. Think about how many things you used even 10 years ago that are now obsolete because they didn’t change with the times.
Think about the other side of the coin. Companies who have adapted and changed in order to grow have thrived: IBM, Apple, and GE have all changed completely in order to move forward into what was next for their organizations.
You cannot have progress without change, and you cannot have change without challenging the process.
Change doesn’t mean changing the core of who you are. Journey Church will still be humbly pointing everyone to absolute hope. We will still have the same core, the same beliefs, the same values.
However, for us to reach people that no one is reaching, we have to be willing to do things that no one is doing.
That sentence either scares you or invigorates you.
If it excites you, I challenge you to consider how you can be a part of leading the way with Journey Church. How can you be a part of finding new ways to humbly point everyone to absolute hope?
If you’re a little nervous about this kind of change, I challenge you to dig into that: Why do you think it hits your fear nerve? Understand why the idea scares you, then you will be better prepared to grow past your fear.
We are in a place as a church where we need to be ready for what’s next. We need to be open to what God might be doing in our church & our community in LKN.
Come ready to hear about this kind of change and growth this weekend, and to be challenged to think beyond your comfort zone. For us to see 3 new campuses, 3,000 Stories of Life Change, and to give $300,000 back to the LKN community, we have to change.