This is also quite a Jesus-y idea. It's at that point of death that resurrection is possible. Sometimes, ministries need to die but we are people of the resurrection, we believe in the possibility of new life. When a ministry needs to die might be the exact moment that a new idea takes root and new life is found. "Necessity is the mother of invention," so the saying goes. If the time comes for a ministry, a church to shutter its doors, look around carefully and prayerfully–inspiration for the next iteration, a new life might be lying around. That moment after despair is often the most important.
Listen to the Masters of Scale podcast to hear the story of Stewart Butterfield and Slack.