“I’m sick and tired of being relevant. Relevant just means that someone else got their first and now I’m trying to connect. We need to stop being relevant and start leading the way. Wouldn’t it be more exciting, rather than saying ‘we’re a relevant church to the world around us’ for the world to be saying ‘we need need to catch up to that church, something extraordinary is happening there!’ “
One author/speaker/pastor I have a huge amount of respect for is Erwin McManus. He’s had a huge influence on me and today I was listening to a part of his talk from the Catalyst Conference.
Some words really stuck out to me. I don’t even know how to comment, I’m going to chew on this for a bit. He shares a painful truth. I’m interested in your response to what he said…