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Dr. Ed Kruse and Grant Seaholm from HealthierChurch.org met with 55 rostered leaders and Bishop Rodger Prois from the Western Iowa Synod in Sioux City on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Sioux City. During their two-hour presentation they emphasized the urgency for congregation renewal and the importance of creating a sense of hope within congregations that may be lacking hope.
The winds of change threaten to close the doors of many congregations. With God's help we can redirect the winds of change to generate energy to the leaders. Read these articles written by Ed Kruse of HealthierChurch.org for inspiration on congregational renewal.