Congregations seeking to transform may reach a place where they have the willingness to reset their congregation. In computer terminology they are willing to reformat their hard drive. [This is something you should never do with your computer unless an honest, knowledgeable, experienced technician tells you that is the best way forward.]
Resetting your congregation means to start over again. In another place I call this reinventing your congregation. Here I am referring to a process of resetting your focus and expectations of congregational participants, and moving to a covenant disciplemaking and missional engagement style. More in later posts!