Episode 162: Relationship with "the Mothership"

Your sending church is a vital relationship.  Here’s how to honor it without overstaying your welcome before launch.

In Episode 162 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about launching from an existing church.  Here’s Greg with today’s question:

What should be the relationship between a sending church and a church plant?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Learn what a “SWAT Team” is and why you need one.
  • What kind of commitment you should ask for when people join your launch team.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Most of a launch team doesn’t stick around for more than a year or two.” -@edstetzer
  • “Freedom will get more people to connect [to your new church plant].” -@edstetzer
  • “Give launch team members an out, otherwise it can be negative and disruptive.” -@edstetzer
  • “Some may stay, some may come back, but we rejoice that the gospel is preached.” -@edstetzer
  • “The most important thing is to communicate your plan.” –@danielsangi

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