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Seven Ways Revitalizing Churches Can Reach a Changing Labor Force – Revitalize & Replant #075

1/10/2019
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The labor force is changing. Is your church adapting? Today we discuss practical ways your church can see revitalization through meeting the needs of those in the community.

Duration:00:23:57

Dealing with the Regret of Successful Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #074

1/3/2019
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When revitalization takes place in a church, a church changes. Those changes create pain points in the church and sometimes people want to go back.

Duration:00:24:56

When Do I Know I’ve Hit Rock Bottom in a Revitalization? – Revitalize & Replant #073

12/27/2018
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We end 2018 with a discussion of how churches that may seem "too far gone" are typically not and how God can still work in every church.

Duration:00:22:52

6 Keys for Revitalization in the Shadow of a Megachurch – Revitalize & Replant #072

12/20/2018
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Revitalization in the shadow of a megachurch can be difficult, but it's not impossible. Today, we discuss six reasons why.

Duration:00:24:39

Three Keys for Worship in a Replant or Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #071

12/13/2018
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Mike Harland joins us on Revitalize & Replant to discuss the role worship plays in a revitalization.

Duration:00:24:18

Five Incredible Tips from a Real Life Bi-Vocational Church Revitalizer – Revitalize & Replant #070

12/6/2018
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Bi-vocational pastors are heroes, and the content for this week's episode comes from Church Answers member—and bi-vocational pastor—Terry Cheek.

Duration:00:21:52

Revitalizing a Church with a Terrible Reputation – Revitalize & Replant #069

11/29/2018
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When your church is well-known in the community, it's typically for something really good...or something that's not so good. Today, we tackle the latter and discuss how to get past leading a church with a terrible reputation.

Duration:00:23:22

Five Examples of Small Victories in Struggling Churches – Revitalize & Replant #068

11/22/2018
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Churches often underestimate how small wins can create momentum—to the point where they don't even recognize the victories.

The Seven Most Common Reasons Revitalization Pastors Quit – Revitalize & Replant #067

11/15/2018
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Pastors leave churches every week. It's a sad reality, but in revitalization settings it often happens for one of these seven reasons.

Duration:00:22:44

Seven Deadly Excuses in Church Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #066

11/8/2018
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Excuses can kill a revitalization effort. Today, we cover seven of the most common excuses you will likely hear in a revitalization and how to combat them.

Duration:00:26:03

The Three Buckets of Internal Funds for Church Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #065

11/1/2018
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We continue a discussion that was started on Episode 63 about giving in churches and how it can impact churches in need of revitalization.

Duration:00:21:10

When Does a Pastor Leave a Revitalization Effort? Six Questions to Ask – Revitalize & Replant #064

10/25/2018
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Lack of progress in church revitalization can lead to frustration and a desire to leave. But before you do, you should ask yourself the six questions we cover today.

Duration:00:22:24

Six Best Practices for Increasing Giving in a Church Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #063

10/18/2018
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Churches need funding for ministry. Whether you're in a revitalization or not, these principles can help you when it comes to increasing giving in your church.

Duration:00:21:31

How to Lead a Church to a Healthy View of Membership – Revitalize & Replant #062

10/11/2018
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Biblical church membership is important in churches. While it may be tempting to just clean the rolls and start from scratch in a revitalization with bloated rolls, there are better ways to go about this.

Duration:00:22:27

Why Church Revitalization Will Increase Pastoral Tenure – Revitalize & Replant #061

10/4/2018
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Revitalization is on the upswing, and with it, so is pastoral tenure. While these may not be in a causative relation, they certainly do compliment one another.

Duration:00:21:00

How to Develop Tactical Patience in a Revitalization or Replant – Revitalize & Replant #060

9/27/2018
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Tactical patience means waiting to change things when the time is right. Pastors often get in trouble when they rush into change. Today, we discuss how to grow in that patience.

Duration:00:22:49

The Kingdom Mindset of Churches that Are Willing to Be Replanted – Revitalize & Replant #059

9/20/2018
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It's important for churches to have a kingdom mindset if they are going to revitalize or be replanted. Today, we discuss what that looks like in a church.

Duration:00:21:52

How to Deal with Theological Issues in a Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #058

9/13/2018
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Theology is important in a church. And sometimes when churches aren't growing, there can be a temptation to be lighter on theology in exchange for relevancy or growth. Today we discuss why that's a terrible idea.

Duration:00:22:57

Why Declining Churches Often Run Off Pastors – Revitalize & Replant #057

9/6/2018
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Some churches have a habit of running pastors off. Some pastors have a habit of leaving too soon. Today, we tackle the former issue and discuss why some churches continually run off pastors.

Duration:00:22:34

Is Serving in a Revitalization a Unique Calling? – Revitalize & Replant #056

8/30/2018
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Every pastor should have a sense of calling to ministry. But is that necessarily to revitalization or not? Today, we discuss that calling.

Duration:00:22:23