Episode 222: Ordination & Denominational Traditions

Can you plant a church without being ordained?

In Episode 222 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss denominational traditions and whether or not you need to be ordained to plant a church. Here’s Jason with today’s question: 

Should you be ordained before you serve a church plant, or can you start up a church plant and then get ordained? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • What ordination means in different denominational traditions.
  • The benefit of planting in a denomination.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “I think we can do more together than apart.”–
  • “Ordination is a construct that many churches and denominations have created that basically sets a person apart for ministry.”–
  • “The Great Commission is given to the local church, yet no local church can accomplish the Great Commission without partners.”–

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