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7 Signs Your Church Is Honestly…Mediocre

7. You’re Afraid to Change

So maybe you don’t want to resign yourself and your church to mediocrity, but you’re afraid to change.

I get that.

But change bridges the gap between what is and what could be. It bridges the gap between a not-great present and better future.

At some point you have to ask yourself, what should I fear more as a leader: change, or never accomplishing the mission?

Now go and accomplish your mission.

If you need practical help leading change, try this.

Any Other Signs?

Any other signs you’ve seen that a church is mediocre?

How have you beaten mediocrity in your church?

This article originally appeared here.

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Speaker and podcaster Carey Nieuwhof is a former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church, one of the largest and most influential churches in Canada. With over 6 million downloads, The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast features today's top leaders and cultural influencers. His most recent book is “Didn’t See It Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges That No One Expects and Everyone Experiences.” Carey and his wife, Toni, reside near Barrie, Ontario and have two children.