Episode 529: Leading During Difficult Political Times

Daniel and Ed continue their discussion on leading as pastors in the midst of these political times.

Episode 528: Challenges Multisite Churches Face During COVID

Daniel and Todd discuss the dilemma that many multisite churches are facing.

Episode 527: Politics and the Church

Daniel and Ed discuss how pastors can lead through the current political circumstances.

Episode 526:The Job of Discipleship

Daniel and Todd discuss the pastor’s job of discipleship.

Episode 525: Is COVID-19 Fundamentally Changing the Soil for the Church?

Daniel and Ed discuss the missiological implications of the potential aversion people would have to large group gatherings.

Episode 524: Scattering and Gathering the Church

Daniel and Todd discuss why scattering the church is as important as gathering the church.

Episode 523: Should I Plant a House Church?

Daniel and Ed discuss house church planting.

Episode 522: Digital Pastor vs. Digital Champion

Daniel and Todd discuss how to make the digital role more permanent.

Episode 521: I’m Planting a Church This Month

Daniel and Ed discuss church planting in current times and in general.

Episode 520: Digital and Physical Ministry

Daniel and Todd discuss how to meet as a church in person and digitally well.

Episode 519: Reopening vs. Relaunching

Daniel and Ed discuss if churches need a relaunching or a reopening mindset.

Episode 518: Leadership Pipeline and Core Competencies

Daniel and Todd discuss leadership pipeline and the core competencies for leaders.

Episode 517: Measuring Church Plant Success

Daniel and Ed discuss how and when to measure church plant success.

Episode 516: Hiring Practices During COVID-19

Daniel and Todd discuss unique dynamics around hiring during COVID-19.

Episode 515: Mandatory Masks for Worship?

Daniel and Ed discuss religious liberty and how that applies during this time.

Episode 514: Firing Someone You Don’t Want to Fire

Daniel and Todd discuss when you have to make the difficult decision to fire someone based on budget, not on performance.

Episode 513: Church Planting in Established Buildings

Daniel and Ed discuss planting a church in an established building.

Episode 512: Success Killers

Daniel and Todd discuss what causes success to be killed and what leaders need to avoid those success killers.

Episode 511: Racial Justice and Unity in the Church

Daniel and Ed discuss racial justice issues and unity in the church.

Episode 510: Books to Read on Change Management

Daniel and Todd discuss books you should be reading as a team.

Episode 509: How Evangelism Practices Have Changed During the Pandemic

Daniel and Ed discuss how evangelism has changed during the pandemic.

Episode 508: Change Management

Daniel and Todd discuss what we can learn about change management to include in our leadership development.

Episode 507: Fundraising and Planting a Church During a Pandemic

Daniel and Ed discuss how to be successful in fundraising and planting a church during this time.

Episode 506: Reopening a Multisite Church

Daniel and Todd discuss reopening a multisite church.

Episode 504: Does a Need Necessitate a Call?

Daniel and Todd discuss if feeling like the community is in need of a biblically-based church necessitates a call to plant a church.

Episode 503: How Church Planting Has Changed

Daniel and Ed discuss how their beliefs about church planting have changed.

Episode 502: Starting New Campuses During COVID

Daniel and Todd discuss starting new campuses during COVID.

Episode 501: Thriving in Leadership

Daniel and Ed discuss what thriving looks like and the importance of spiritual and emotional health.

Episode 500: Leading Ourselves During Crisis [Full Version]

Daniel, Ed, and Todd discuss how to best lead ourselves during this moment in time.

Episode 499: Pre-Launch and MultiSite Video Service Strategy

Daniel and Ed discuss how video services will be a part of pre-launch and multisite strategies in the future.

Episode 498: Assimilating Through Connection During Limitations

Daniel and Todd discuss how to assimilate new members to your church as you work to worship together through limited circumstances.

Episode 497: Rethinking Funding Multiplication and Church Plants

Daniel and Ed discuss new ways of funding church plants.

Episode 496: Redeploying Staff

Daniel and Todd discuss redeploying staff or high level leaders.

Episode 495: Navigating COVID-19 as a Church Plant

Daniel and Ed discuss navigating COVID-19 as a church plant.

Episode 494: Redeploying Your Volunteers

Daniel and Todd discuss redeploying vulnerable population volunteers into different volunteer roles.

Episode 493: Hopes for Church Planting

In Episode 493 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss their hopes for the future of church planting. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: How the missional church movement is being influenced by COVID-19 Why waiting on the Lord is important during this time  Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches): “I think more churches are being planted […]

Episode 492: Roles in Churches After Reopening

Daniel and Todd discuss what roles will be in churches when we reopen and how to prepare for those.

Episode 491: Preparing for the Financial Impact of COVID-19

Daniel and Ed discuss preparing for the financial impact of COVID-19 in the short-term and mid-term.

Episode 490: Your Ministry Strategy for COVID-19 – Part 2

Daniel and Todd continue to discuss how to develop a future strategy.

Episode 489: Coronavirus and Church Plants

Daniel and Ed discuss how coronavirus is affecting church plants.

Episode 488: Your Ministry Strategy for COVID-19 – Part 1

Daniel and Todd discuss how to develop a future strategy.

Episode 487: When is the Best Time to Plant a Church?

Daniel and Ed discuss timing for church planting.

Episode 486: Introducing Church Membership

Daniel and Todd discuss how to introduce church membership as part of a church plant.

Episode 485: A Template for Coaching Leaders (with Bob Logan)

Daniel and Bob Logan discuss coaching leaders for ministry and for personal growth.

Episode 484: The Future of Multisite Churches

Daniel and Todd discuss what multisite churches will look like in the future.

Episode 483: Taking the Next Step with COVID-19 (with Bob Logan)

In Episode 483 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Bob Logan discuss best practices to help people take the next step. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: Why you need to make a personal contact to move people into ministries or groups How meeting online could affect taking next steps in the future  Shareable Quotes […]

Episode 482: Leading Through Change

Daniel and  Todd discuss what the next months of church look like in light of the current COVID-19 situation.

Episode 481: Crisis Leadership for Church Plants

Daniel and Bob Logan, author of The Church Planting Journey, discuss crisis leadership for church plants in the midst of COVID-19.

Episode 480: COVID-19 and the Future of Church Planting and Multisite (with Josh Gagnon)

Daniel and Josh Gagnon, lead pastor of Next Level Church, discuss what the future of multisite and church planting will look like post COVID-19.

Episode 479: How the Church Should Respond to the Coronavirus

Ed discusses how as a church we should respond to the coronavirus.

Episode 478: Launching a Downtown Campus

Daniel and Todd discuss launching a campus in downtown.

Episode 477: Vision Highjackers

Daniel and Ed discuss vision highjackers when you are recruiting a launch team.

Episode 476: When Coronavirus Interrupts Your Plans (with Josh Gagnon)

Daniel and Josh Gagnon, lead pastor of Next Level Church, discuss dealing with disappointment when your dreams are crushed by extreme situations.

Episode 475: Current Pitfalls, Landmines, and Blindspots in Church Planting

Daniel and Ed discuss current pitfalls, landmines, and blindspots in church planting.

Episode 474: Clarifying Decision Rights

Daniel and Todd discuss clarifying decision rights within a multisite context.

Episode 473: Discerning a Call

Daniel and Ed discuss the process of discerning a call to church planting.

Episode 472: The Most Common Lie Leaders Believe

Todd interviews Daniel on the most common lie leaders believe and what to do about it.

Episode 471: The Importance of Evangelism

Daniel and Ed discuss why there has been a decline of evangelism.

Episode 470: How the Gig Economy Changes the Way We Lead

Todd interviews Daniel on how the gig economy changes the way we lead.

Episode 469: The Future of Seminary Education

Daniel and Ed discuss the future of seminary education.

Episode 468: What Makes a Great Number Two Leader?

Daniel and Todd discuss what characters and abilities would make a great number two guy in a multisite campus.

Episode 467: Am I Called to Be a Church Planter?

Daniel and Ed discuss discerning a call for church planting.

Episode 466: How to Develop a Plan for Leadership in Your Church for 2020

Daniel and Todd discuss developing plans for leadership in your church.

Episode 465: Church Revitalization

Daniel and Ed discuss how to revitalize a small, older church.

Episode 464: Seven Lies People Face Today

Daniel and Todd discuss the top lies the average person is facing in their lives.

Episode 463: Discussing “You Are What You Do” by Daniel Im

Daniel and Ed discuss Daniel’s new book You Are What You Do.

Episode 462: The Future of Mergers

Daniel and Todd discuss mergers and what that looks like for the future of the church.

Episode 461: 5 Ways We Need to Invest in Church Planting, Part 2

Daniel and Ed continue to discuss five ways we need to invest in church planting.

Episode 460: Emotional Intelligence Resources

Daniel and Todd discuss resources for learning more about emotional intelligence.

Episode 459: 5 Ways We Need to Invest in Church Planting, Part 1

Daniel and Ed discuss five ways we need to invest in church planting.

Episode 458: Church Staffing Considerations

Daniel and Todd discuss what you need to consider about staffing whether you are launching a church plant or a campus.

Episode 457: Church Planting in 2020

Daniel and Ed discuss the 2014 church planting study and how it can affect how churches function in 2020.

Episode 456: How Do We Help Other Leaders Lead Well?

Daniel and Todd discuss how to raise better leaders.

Episode 455: The 70/20/10 Principle

Daniel and Ed discuss how the 70/20/10 principle can be applied to Sunday morning worship services.

Episode 454: The Difference in Multiplying and Reproducing

Daniel and Todd discuss what multiplication looks like.

Episode 453: Maintaining a Church Plant Feel

Daniel and Ed discuss how a church should approach keeping a new church plant feel.

Episode 452: I Want to Plant a Church. How Do I Tell My Pastor?

Daniel and Todd discuss how to approach a conversation with your lead pastor about your interest in church planting.

Episode 451: Planting a Church with a Small Launch Team (or None At All)

Daniel and Ed discuss what it looks like to launch small.

Episode 450: Multisite Directors

Daniel and Todd discuss the role of a multisite director.

Episode 449: Create a Culture of Sending

Daniel and Ed discuss creating a culture that values multiplication and sending.

Episode 448: Effective Ways to Approach Church Growth

Daniel and Todd discuss the most effective ways to grow a church.

Episode 447: Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era

Daniel and Ed discuss tips for evangelism in a post-Christian era.

Episode 446: What is the Best Leader to Team Member Ratio?

Daniel and Todd discuss leader to team member ratios.

Episode 445: Church Planting in Cities

Daniel and Ed discuss a city approach to church planting.

Episode 444: A Church Plant Asked to Become One of Our Campuses

Daniel and Todd discuss how to handle a church plant who is asking to become one of your campuses while also maintaining their autonomy.

Episode 443: Church Planting in Canada

Daniel and Ed discuss the future of church planting in Canada

Episode 442: Best Practices of Streaming

Daniel and Todd discuss the nuts and bolts of streaming and how you measure analytics around it.

Episode 441: Preparing for Preview Services

Daniel and Ed discuss tips for preparing for preview services.

Episode 440: Best Practices for Participating in a Christmas Parade

Daniel and Todd discuss how you can use a Christmas parade as a community outreach opportunity.

Episode 439: Should I Pursue Using a Declining Church’s Building?

Daniel and Ed discuss how a church planter should approach a declining church about a merger.

Episode 438: How Do We Go From Two Services to One and Keep Momentum?

Daniel and Todd discuss if it is possible to move from two services to one and not lose momentum.

Episode 437: When Do We Add a Third Service?

Daniel and Ed discuss moving from two to three services.

Episode 436: Tips for an Outside Candidate Interview

Daniel and Todd discuss discerning if an outside candidate is a fit for your culture.

Episode 435: Using Small Groups for Multiplication

Daniel and Ed discuss the relationship between small groups and multiplication.

Episode 434: Should We Add a Service or a Campus?

In Episode 434 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss adding campuses instead of services. “Do you know of any larger churches, specifically multisite churches, that decided to move to one service instead of two in order to send people out to plant as a strategic growth plan to plant more churches?” In […]

Episode 433: When Should We Start Men’s and Women’s Ministries?

Daniel and Ed discuss men’s and women’s ministry within a church-planting context.

Episode 432: Factors to Consider When Choosing a Campus Location

Daniel and Todd discuss demographics, budgeting, and staffing considerations for choosing a campus location.

Episode 431: Leveraging Halloween for the Gospel

Daniel and Ed discuss how churches can best use Halloween to reach the lost with the gospel.

Episode 430: Finding Campus Pastors from Outside Your Leadership Pipeline

Daniel and Todd discuss what to do when you leadership pipeline is getting dry, but you still need more campus pastors to fulfill your vision.

Episode 429: Discerning the Lord’s Leading

Daniel and Ed discuss discerning your preferences from the Lord’s leading.

Episode 428: Planning for the Future

Daniel and Todd discuss how planning for the future requires prayer and more.

Episode 427: Collaborative Church Planting

Daniel and Ed, along with Neil Power and John James, discuss collaborative church planting and reaching your city.

Episode 426: Unleashing Change Agents in Your Church

Daniel and Todd discuss how creating and communicating a clear vision lays the foundation for change agents in your church.

Episode 425: Transitioning from Traditional to Missional

Daniel and Ed discuss the challenges in transitioning a church from traditional to missional for a serial church planter.

Episode 424: Raising Up and Developing Leaders

Daniel and Todd discuss raising up apprentices and inviting them into your leadership pipeline.

Episode 423: Measuring Discipleship Growth

Daniel and Ed discuss how and why you should be measuring discipleship growth.

Episode 422: Principles of Collaboration

Daniel and Todd, along with Dennae Pierre, discuss reaching a city through collaboration.

Episode 421: Optimal Ratios for Personal Discipleship

Daniel and Ed discuss effective discipleship strategies.

Episode 420: A Dual Approach to Church Multiplication

Daniel and Todd along with Noel Heikkinen discusses what it looks like for a church to approach multiplication through both multisite and church planting.

Episode 419: How do I Pastor Different Political Opinions in the Same Church?

Daniel and Ed discuss pastoring different political opinions in the same church.

Episode 418: Leading Differently

Daniel and Todd along with Abe Cho discuss how to lead differently than the pastor who served before you.

Episode 417: What Should I Do Everyday as a New Church Planter?

Daniel and Ed discuss the day-to-day tasks of a new church planter.

Episode 416: How to Make Your Leadership Pipeline Relational

Daniel and Todd discuss how a leadership pipeline is inherently relational.

Episode 415: Planting a Biblically-Faithful Church

Daniel and Ed discuss church planting a biblically-faithful church.

Episode 414: Reaching Hispanics in Your Community

Daniel and Todd with Justin Burkholder discuss reaching Hispanics in your community.

Episode 413: Growing Small Groups and Overcoming Growth Barriers

Daniel and Ed discuss small group growth strategies and what to do when your facility is a growth barrier.

Episode 412: Increasing Evangelism in Your Church

Daniel and Todd discuss how to consider your congregants concerns and increase evangelism in your church.

Episode 411: How Do I Attract and Engage New People?

Daniel and Ed discuss how to attract and retain new members to a church plant.

Episode 410: Pursuing Love Over Fear in a Polarized Culture

Daniel and Todd with Dan White Jr. discuss approaching mission in a polarized culture.

Episode 409: Growing Your Congregation Deeper

Daniel and Ed discuss how to grow your congregation deeper while also growing it wider.

Episode 408: Should a Livestream Service be a Separate Campus?

Daniel and Todd discuss what role online services should play in your multisite strategy.

Episode 407: Hiring Quality Staff

Daniel and Ed discuss best practices in hiring church staff.

Episode 406: Barriers to Creating a Leadership Pipeline

Daniel and Todd discuss the four altars that keep leaders from creating a leadership pipeline and how to overcome those barriers.

Episode 405: Preparing for a Relaunch

Daniel and Ed discuss the process of relaunching a church plant.

Episode 404: Top 5 Things to Have in Place Before Launching a Campus

Daniel and Todd discuss how launching a campus is different than launching a church plant.

Episode 403: What Does Pastoral Care Looks Like as a Church Grows?

Daniel and Ed discuss providing pastoral care as your church plant grows.

Episode 402: Small Donor Fundraising

Daniel and Todd talk to Chris Ridgeway about small donor fundraising as compared to traditional fundraising.

Episode 401: Top 5 Things to Have in Place Before Launching

Daniel and Ed discuss what you need to have in place before you launch a church.

Episode 400: The Best/Worst Thing About Being a Pastor with Ed Stetzer, Todd Adkins, and Daniel Im

Daniel, Ed, and Todd discuss the best/worst thing about being a pastor.

Episode 399: How Can We Emphasize Discipleship During the Pre-Launch Phase?

Daniel and Ed discuss how to emphasize discipleship during the pre-launch phase of a church plant.

Episode 398: Selecting a Multiplication Strategy

Daniel and Todd discuss how churches should decide their multiplication strategy.

Episode 397: Leadership Development for Multiplication

Daniel and Ed talk to Rob Ketterling about developing leaders as campus pastors, church planters, and missionaries.

Episode 396: Outgrowing Your Facility

Daniel and Todd talk to John Muzyka on the topic of outgrowing your facility.

Episode 395: What’s the Best Way to Multiply?

Daniel and Ed discuss the differences in multisite campuses and church plants.

Episode 394: Networks vs. Movements

Daniel and Todd discuss how networks and movements differ.

Episode 393: What Are Good Practices in Contacting First-Time Visitors?

Daniel and Ed discuss follow-up techniques for first-time church guests.

Episode 392: Is Corporate Worship the Best Entry Point Into a New Church?

Daniel and Todd discuss if corporate worship or a mid-size community is the best entry point into a new church.

Episode 391: The Temptations of a Permanent Location

Daniel and Ed discuss temptations that come along with moving into a permanent location.

Episode 390: What Are Some Cost-effective Advertising Practices?

Daniel and Todd discuss low cost and free advertising options for churches.

Episode 389: Children’s Ministry in Different Cultures

Daniel and Ed discuss starting a children’s ministry in different cultural contexts.

Episode 388: How Do I Start a Leadership Pipeline in My Church?

Daniel and Todd discuss the 7S framework and how to start a leadership pipeline.

Episode 387: What Does a Supportive Core Team Member Look Like?

Daniel and Ed discuss how a core group can support the lead pastor of a church plant.

Episode 386: What’s the Best Venue for My Church Plant?

Daniel and Todd discuss things to think about as you are looking for a venue for a church plant or campus.

Episode 385: How Can Couples Prepare for Church Planting?

Daniel and Ed discuss how church planting couples can set their marriage up for success.

Episode 384: What Finances Do I Need to Launch a Campus?

Daniel and Todd discuss how much financial support you need to launch a campus.