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Episode 269: Starting a New Church After a Split

Church planting involves sowing seeds in lostness, reaching people, and growing a church from there.

In Episode 269 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss Ed’s recent controversial tweet about the pattern of people leaving their churches and starting new ones in the name of “church planting.” 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The difference between church planting and starting a new church due to a split. 
  • A whole lot of things that are not church planting according to Ed Stetzer. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Have the integrity not to go to a church where your approach to church is so foreign that you’re going to end up being expelled.”–
  • “Don’t go plant a church to reach Pentecostals or Arminians or Calvinists; plant a church to reach lost people.”–
  • “Planting implies soil, and the soil of lostness is where the seed is sown. That’s what church planting is.”–
  • “People are soiling the name of church planting in their desire to legitimize the reasoning for leaving their church. If God led you to do it, you don’t need to legitimize yourself by pretending you’re a church planter. Just go start a new church.”–
  • “Church planting involves sowing seeds in lostness, reaching people, and growing a church from there.”–

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