How Not to Solve a Crisis

Crises happen. Around the world…they happen. In churches…they happen.

Sometimes, however, our solutions become worse than the crisis at hand.

When responding to crisis, do not create a response dependent on crisis for its own existence. Otherwise, your solution will become your crisis.

Dr. Tim Spivey is Pastor of New Vintage Church in Escondido, California. He is the author of numerous articles and one book, "Jesus: The Powerful Servant." A sought after speaker for events, Tim also serves as Adjunct Professor of Religion at Pepperdine University. Tim serves as a church consultant, and his writings are featured on numerous websites, including:, Church Executive magazine, Faith Village, Sermon Central, and Giving Rocket.

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