Plant, Grow, Grow, Jesus Returns

Somehow, Geoff Surratt manages to be disarming while completely up-ending the common wisdom about church longevity:

“If we can figure out how to make every stage in the life cycle of the church something to embrace, and if we can turn the death of a church into something that breathes new life into the Kingdom, we might actually see the tide turn in the decline of the American church.”