Congregations seeking to transform make sure that guests and members have the impression that their life aims and struggles matter within this congregational fellowship. This is as opposed to leaving the impression that the church matters most, and everyone ought to be loyal to the church.
When a pastor stands up and says, “We are a church where you can get help,” it leaves one impression. When the pastor says, ‘We are a church that needs your help,” it leaves an entirely different impression. Which one do you think makes people most excited about being part of this church?