Episode 133: Planting with Multiple Class Differences

Learn how your church can be a unifying force in the struggle between classes.

In Episode 133 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about ministering to people of different classes. Here is Greg Wilson with today’s question,

What ways can a church plant bring people of different classes together? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How churches tend to group around the nine socio-economic class levels
  • Why people tend to group around similar socio-economic statues
  • How to help people love people across socio-economic divides

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “A congregation will tend to group around socio-economic levels.”  –@edstetzer
  • “People tend to group with people who are similar to them. That’s not always good.”  –@edstetzer
  • “You have to learn to engage and relate differently [to various socio-economic classes].” –@edstetzer 
  • “Socio-economics shapes culture.”  –@edstetzer
  • “The illustrations we use when we preach are going to shape individuals in their sense of belonging.” –@danielsangi

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