Episode 196: Deciding Governance

How should church governance be decided?

In Episode 196 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about how to decide on governance and who should be involved. Here’s Pavel with today’s question:

Should you include team members in the decision making of governance at a new church plant or should it be left to the church planter?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why shifting ecclesiology is detrimental to church plants.
  • The importance of communicating your governance clearly to the church.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “What is driving your ecclesiology? Is it models and shifts, or is it the unique story of your church in the neighborhood you’re planting in.” –@danielsangi
  • “The second most common reason for church plant failure is shifting ecclesiology.”–@edstetzer
  • “You’ve come to those conclusions, make sure they are clear and don’t shift them around once you plant your church.” –@edstetzer

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