Episode 219: Passion, Skill, Wisdom

When should you plant a church after seminary? 

In Episode 219 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss the value of being under authority before being in authority. Here’s William with today’s question: 

What are some pros and cons to planting a church prior to ministry experience, versus being employed by a church before planting?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The value of working at a church while you’re in seminary.
  • The phases of passion, skill, and wisdom that leaders go through.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Why don’t we find out how this place works before we work on this place.”-Eric Mason
  • “We don’t want to burn out, we want to finish well.”–@danielsangi 
  • “Don’t sacrifice long-term leadership for short-term gain.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “You have to learn how to be someone who is in authority, but also someone who is under authority.”–@danielsangi 
  • “We’re not dumping on you, we’re developing you.-Todd Adkins”–@danielsangi 

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