Episode 25: Developing a Leadership Team

Volunteers, part-time, or full-time staff? What does the ideal leadership team look like in a church plant?

In Episode 25 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we explore the details that need to be addressed when developing a leadership team for your church plant. Here is Brian Alton’s question,

What would the ideal church planting team look like? What roles and giftings should exist? And if you’re planting a church without one of those roles, which one would it be? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The singing talent of Ed Stetzer
  • Different staffing and team approaches for church planting
  • The seven different roles required for a launch team
  • The usefulness of SWAT teams in church planting

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurchesQA):

  • “Large teams tend to create their own community, rather than being on mission in community.”
  • “The optimal team size seems to be 1.5 – one full time and one part time person.”
  • “Everyone needs their own orbit. Their orbits can intersect, but they shouldn’t overlap.”
  • “Look for others whom you can partner with.”

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