Episode 183: Membership & Mission

How does membership and mission relate to a core team?

This week we are giving you a preview of our Developing a Core Team Course. This is day three of five where the focus will be on building a solid core team as you prepare to plant a church or campus. In today’s episode, Pastor Ronnie Parrott talks about the importance of church membership and being on mission. 

In this episode, you’ll discover: 

  • The necessity of highlighting the importance of being a faithful, dedicated church member.
  • Why you need church membership to have a strong mission. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “I think that membership in local churches has gone to the wayside.”–@ronniep
  • “We are all living in community with lost people for a reason.”–@ronniep
  • “The reason we are planting this church or launching this campus is to reach people who are far from God with the gospel of Jesus Christ.”–@ronniep
  • “If you have a strong mission but you’re not inviting people to active membership, they will become frustrated and apathetic.”–@ToddAdkins

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