Episode 115: Mapping and Engaging a City Context

Become a student of the city you’re reaching with the Gospel.

In Episode 115 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about learning the ins and outs of your city context. Here is Daniel Bannister with today’s question,

What do you recommend to planters who are getting to know a new city?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • What it means to exegete your city.
  • Find out what ecclesiagraphics is all about.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Find a redemptive window through which the gospel can shine.” –@edstetzer
  • “Exegeting a culture give you a picture of where you’re going to plant and what people are like in that context.” –@edstetzer
  • “When I plant a church in a community I drive up and down the streets just to get a feel for what people are like.” –@edstetzer
  • “A lot of times demographics can be used inappropriately.” –@edstetzer
  • “Part of cultural exegesis is cultural immersion.” –@edstetzer

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