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Sam welcomes father-daughter duo and theologians Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer. In their book “Pivot,” Scot and Laura help churches to implement practices, establish priorities, and cultivate gospel-centered qualities that form goodness cultures. Scot is professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary. Laura is a teacher and coauthored “A Church Called Tov” with Scot.
- What prompted you to write Pivot? Why do you feel this book is necessary in today’s culture?
- What encouragement would you give to someone starting the hard work of pivoting their Christian community? What encouragement would you give the person who has spent years trying to transform their culture, but sees no end in sight?
- How does church culture impact a church?
- How can we find tov people to emulate? And why is emulation important?
- What are some healthy steps “transformation agents” should take to start creating new behaviors?
- How can we discern if an environment is actually toxic?
- “Pivot: The Priorities, Practices, and Powers That Can Transform Your Church into a Tov Culture” by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer
- “A Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture That Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing” by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer
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