Author Archives: Tony P. Lane

Adaptive Leadership in the Third-Generation Church

Several years ago, I preached a sermon titled “The Three Chairs.” The sermon discusses the patterns of declining faith in three generations. It can be seen in Abraham, Issac, and Esau; as well as David, Solomon, and Rehoboam. The three chairs could be titled “Commitment, Compromise, and Complacency.” Recognizing a Trend Sociologists and historians have […]