The best approach for a pastor when entering a dysfunctional, dying congregation is to simply be a pastor to those people.
Brian Croft responde a esa pregunta tan comúnmente discutida en los campus de seminarios pero en un enfoque distinto. Sea que sea la respuesta, sea revitalizar o plantar, Dios nos llama a seguir el modelo Bíblico multi-generacional, multi-étnico, multi-cultural. Available in English here.
Bring about change in your church through careful, patient, and intentional leadership.
Many dying churches refuse to see the diminishing influence of their churches for the good of the Kingdom and do nothing about it. Denial means more and more churches will be closing their doors.
In our terms, Paul sends Timothy to revitalize the church at Ephesus.