Episode 100: Social Gatherings for Church Engagement with the Community

There’s a new fad every minute.  Find out how to leverage that reality without getting swept away from the Church’s primary mission.

In Episode 100 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about the churches engagement around social gatherings.  Here is Daniel Bannister with our 100th Podcast question,

What are some best practices to leverage social gatherings for the gospel?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to ride the wave of social fads for the benefit of the gospel without getting swept away in the current.
  • Ed’s thoughts on Pokémon Go.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Don’t get branded as the Pokémon Go church.” –@edstetzer
  • “If it can be a missional opportunity, then seize that opportunity.” –@edstetzer
  • “Social gatherings are great ways to build relationships to open doors to the gospel.” –@danielsangi
  • “Many people are open to community before they’re open to conversion” –@toddadkins
  • “I don’t know that I’d do a Pokémon Go service, but I’d serve Pokémon Go participants.” –@edstetzer
  • “The way you win people is the way you have to keep them.” –@edstetzer

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