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Five Reasons God May Be Calling You to Church Revitalization

1/20/2020
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Have you ever wondered if God may be calling you to church revitalization. In this bonus episode of Revitalize and Replant, Thom and Kevin discuss five signs God wants to use you for this important work. Highlights: You want your life to be used by […]

Duration:00:23:00

Five Incredibly Positive Signs about Church Revitalization in the Past Three Years – Revitalize and Replant #128

1/16/2020
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify New leaders are excited for the challenge and organizations and seminaries have created focused programs and provide much needed support. Mark and Thom discuss these trends and other positive signs taking place within church revitalization. Highlights: The issue of awareness is huge (The “A” of […]

Duration:00:22:21

Why Churches Must Work Together in Revitalization – Revitalize and Replant #127

1/9/2020
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Revitalization is not just a small church issue. Between 65%-90% of churches in North America are in need of revitalization. The work of church revitalization must be a group effort. Thom and Kevin share their perspectives regarding this absolute need for cooperation. Highlights: Revitalization is […]

Duration:00:20:39

Six Ways Comparisons Hurt Church Revitalization – Revitalize and Replant Episode #126

1/2/2020
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Comparison is an easy trap to fall into. It is tempting to look at a “more successful” church and wish we had a different situation. But as Thom and Mark peel back the onion we discover six ways comparison hurts church revitalization. Highlights: Comparison creates […]

Duration:00:21:48

Why the Intersection of the Multi-site Movement and the Replanting Movement Is So Powerful – Revitalize and Replant Episode #125

12/26/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Dr. Kevin Ezell shares stories from the beginnings of the multi-site and replanting movement. Thom and Kevin discuss the strengths of these two movements coming together for Kingdom expansion. Highlights: A church stays alive through the principle of multiplication. Proven leadership is provided to more […]

Duration:00:21:10

When Is a Church Too Far Gone? – Revitalize and Replant Episode #124

12/19/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Today, Thom and Mark answer questions from podcast listeners specifically dealing with churches struggling to make needed changes. The real question is, “Is my church too far gone?” From Ed: I have been filling in for a month at a church that has dwindled to […]

Duration:00:21:18

Six Indicators a Revitalization Must Become a Replant

12/12/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Today’s episode focuses on the characteristics and hangups of churches in need of revitalization and replanting. Kevin and Thom discuss their experiences and observations from churches across North America. Pastors should learn to recognize the signs and influence change. The Six Indicators a Revitalization Must […]

Duration:00:21:34

Six Reasons Some Pastors Don’t Desire to Go to a Church Needing Revitalization

12/5/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Even with the increased desire of church revitalization from leaders of all generations, Thom and Mark discuss six reasons why some pastors don’t desire to go to a church needing revitalization. The 6 reasons some pastors don’t desire to go to a church needing revitalization: […]

Duration:00:21:12

Seven Important Scorecards in Revitalization

11/28/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Measurements are important. Numbers tell us where we have been and where we might be headed. Thom and Kevin take this episode to discuss 7 important metrics that should be included on a church revitalization scorecard. The 7 church revitalization scorecard metrics: New […]

Duration:00:22:45

Why a Revitalizing Church Should Consider a Partnership with a Healthier Church

11/21/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Many churches know they have a problem and are serious about solving the issues through revitalization.Thom and Mark discuss the many positives behind a revitalizing church partnering with a healthier church. Highlights: Leaders can learn much from a healthier church. Churches can share resources. The […]

Duration:00:22:50

Why Church Replanting Is Becoming a Movement – Episode #119

11/14/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify In today’s episode, Thom and Kevin discuss the growing church revitalization movement. Churches all over the country are finding ways to rescue gospel influence in their communities through church revitalization and replanting. Listen in on this fascinating conversation about what God is doing through this […]

Duration:00:21:57

Six Encouraging Statements for Church Revitalization Leaders – Episode #118

11/7/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Church Revitalization is hard. Pastors often feel like they are drowning. Thom and Mark take some time to encourage leaders in the thick of church revitalization. You are not alone. You are not to blame. It will take a while, but you will make it. […]

Duration:00:18:49

How to Stay Focused on Revitalizing a Church When the Critics Are Killing You – Episode #117

10/31/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Every leader faces criticism. In this episode Kevin and Thom talk about facing criticism and ways leaders can respond to criticism. Leaders will never be able to avoid criticism but they can overcome criticism. Highlights: Recognize the commonality of criticism “Hurting people hurt people” Love […]

Duration:00:24:04

How to Encourage Other Revitalization Pastors without Bragging – Revitalize and Replant #116

10/24/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Today Thom and Mark answer a second round of listener-submitted questions. Answers include advice on staying humble, encouraging others, adjusting expectations, and the importance of corporate worship. This episode is helpful for any pastor trying to make Kingdom impact. From Johnathan: I pastor a church […]

Duration:00:21:32

Welcoming Kevin Ezell to Revitalize and Replant

10/17/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Thom welcomes Kevin Ezell, President of the North American Mission Board (NAMB), as a new co-host on the Revitalize and Replant Podcast. In today’s episode, Kevin talks about his journey to NAMB and his passion to help the local church. A few facts about Kevin: […]

Duration:00:21:39

Q & A with Thom and Mark – Revitalize and Replant #114

10/10/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify Thom and Mark take time to listen to the listeners. This is the first of a two part series where the listeners provide the content for the podcast. In today’s episode Thom and Mark answer questions about retirement and volunteer placement. Episode highlights include: Churches […]

Duration:00:23:25

Anatomy of a Revived Church Seven Findings of How Congregations Avoided Death – Revitalize and Replant #113

10/3/2019
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SUBSCRIBE TODAY: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • Spotify In today’s episode Dr. Rainer unpacks his most recent research project that studied the revived church. The qualitative research reveals 7 characteristics of churches that have moved from dying to revived. Episode highlights include: We have a tendency to blame others of the plight we […]

Duration:00:21:48

Why Some Churches Wait Too Long to Replant – Revitalize & Replant #112

9/26/2019
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Admitting and starting to replant or revitalize can be hard for churches. Today we cover seven reasons many churches fail to take the needed action.

Duration:00:22:38

Six Reasons Why Focusing on Becoming a Welcoming Church Is Key to Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #111

9/19/2019
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Having a welcoming team doesn't take a lot of resources—it basically requires people. It doesn't cost your church much at all, but the benefits are endless.

Duration:00:22:54

Understanding the Pain and Hurt Felt By Members of Dying Churches – Revitalize & Replant #110

9/12/2019
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Dying churches are filled with members who are experiencing loss—loss of friends, loss of ministry, loss of relevance. Today, we discuss several of these pain points found in dying churches.

Duration:00:23:55