7. Create a culture of disrespect and blind following
A real respect between the older and younger generations demands honesty and causes trust.
In worst case scenario, the people who were against the renewal in the beginning become reformist themselves and will start to push for a renewal in the church.
This happens when the people advocating a renewal are too respected and listened too open mindedly, and become trusted.
The most important thing to do to avoid this is to create a culture of disrespecting others, of secret agendas and blindly following the leadership.
8. Keep the young people out of leadership
Even if there were young people with calling to teaching and leadership in the church, keep them out of the teams, elders (even the name says elders, not youngsters) and central responsibilities in the church.
Do not let young people, or people open to renewal, steal away the responsibilities in the church.
This could mean that the church would change and people would become more open to the renewal.
The congregation might even reach out to new generations and find ways to close the generational gap.
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