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CFTROU 0006: Your Church’s Name Is Killing You; Change It.

Today we dive into why a church should consider a name change, how to go about making the change, and how to continue honoring the legacy that has already been established. When we made the decision to change our name from the First Baptist Church of West Pam Beach to Family Church, it was a big shift. The name of our church had been the same for over one hundred years. Yet, for us, the change was still worth it because we knew it was going to help us take the gospel to every person in every neighborhood in South Florida.

Key Points:

  • We share the story of why we changed the name of our church from the First Baptist Church of West Pam Beach to Family Church.
  • Understand the benefits (and costs) of changing your church’s name.
  • Learn more about the metrics involved in making the decision to change your church name.
  • Find out the process we used to facilitate the change, while honoring the legacy that has already been established.
  • Practical advice to pastors thinking about changing their church’s name.

A church’s name should fit you and represent your mission well. Click To TweetEstablished pastors should consider taking the name change hit for your successors. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Family Church

Jimmy on Twitter

Steve on Twitter

7 Commands of Christ

7 Stories of Hope

Discipling Your Kids Toward Authentic Faith

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