Episode 266: Full-time vs. Part-time Bivocational

What’s beneficial is not always right.

In Episode 266 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd debate whether going full-time or part-time bivocational is more beneficial to your church. Here’s today’s question: 

I work a full-time job and I pastor a church. We use a temporary location that we just use on Sundays. We are a self-sustaining church. Is it more beneficial for me to move to a more part-time status where I can spend more time as a pastor in the community with the church, or to move to a more permenat rental location? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The different benefits of being full-time vs. part-time bivocational.
  • The implications that being bivocational has on your church. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Moving to a part-time status is only beneficial if you spend your time with leaders and the lost.”@danielsangi
  • “What’s beneficial is not always right.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “By being bivocational, you are modeling to your congregation that you are not asking them to do something that you are not willing to do, and you are modeling sacrifice.”–@ToddAdkins

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