We are all looking to change, grow, mature and transform our lives. It might be losing a few pounds, quitting caffeine or saving money—or something more substantial like controlling emotions, becoming more Christ-like or overcoming addiction.
Change is possible for a few days, but then we revert to our old ways. Transformation is different from change—it’s an ongoing recalibration of our default settings. Change is a superficial modification but transformation alters our core and manifests itself in our daily life.
From God’s transformation in my own personal life and the lives’ of those I have pastored, I have found 7 Essential Elements for Transformation: