We’ve been pretty hard on the Church Growth Movement lately, so let’s allow an advocate to have his say. Thom Schultz, the founder of Group Publishing (and I think originally a Lutheran, though whether he is now I’m not sure) has written a provocative post entitled “The Church’s Frightful Kodak Moment.” It was occasioned by a walk through a mostly deserted Kodak facility, a once successful company that has been left behind by new technology and its refusal to innovate. He says that traditional churches are the same way and will similarly die unless they make big changes.
But then Chaplain Mike at Internet Monk has written a devastating reply (excerpted after the jump). [Read more…]