When the rate of change inside an organization is slower than the rate of change outside an organization, the end is in sight. (Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric)

That’s a good warning for any organization—whether it is a business, a non-profit, or a religious institution. In fact, it’s good counsel for individuals, too. Change is hard for a lot of people and established groups. Become satisfied with the way things are and failing to keep up with advances in science, technology, and social trends will almost certainly lead to failure.

Be transformed by the renewing of your mind (Romans 12:2).