Good ‘Bye!

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Church leaders can spend a lot of time attempting to keep people from leaving their congregations. We actually talk about ways to “close the back door” to our churches.

It occurred to me in the car today, though, that for a church on mission it’s always a good thing when people leave.  Either they leave disgruntled because their attempts to derail the mission have been ignored or the mission drags them right on out the door into new fields of kingdom growth – win, win!

So, maybe instead of trying to close the back door we should knock out the back wall and put axle grease on the floor.

3 thoughts on “Good ‘Bye!

  1. “So, maybe instead of trying to close the back door we should knock out the back wall and put axle grease on the floor.”

    I think maybe that’s a case of stretching an analogy to it’s limits 😉

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