Episode 119: Best Practices in Bivocational Ministry

Learn the pros and cons of bivocational ministry in church planting.

In Episode 119 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about doing bivocational ministry well as a church planter. Here is Matt Till with today’s question,

What are some best practices for those considering bivocational ministry in church planting?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • What kind of job you need…and what you should avoid.
  • The three things Ed Stetzer did as a bivocational pastor.
  • The details of the “15 hour” rule.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Make sure your spouse and children are on board with [bivocational ministry].” –@danielsangi
  • “The kind of jobs church planters generally go to are the kind of jobs they don’t need.” –@edstetzer
  • “Missiologically, bivocational ministry just makes sense.” –@edstetzer
  • “You have to create a rhythm which makes bivocational ministry possible.” –@edstetzer

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