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Episode 282: Overcoming the Barrier of Fear

One of the biggest barriers to multiplication is fear.

In Episode 282 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss when to plant your first church and some of the barriers to multiplication. Here’s Chris with today’s question: 

Where is the line between our 200 year old church stepping out in faith to plant our first church and waiting patiently to get our church finances in order? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why casting vision precedes movement and multiplication.
  • How fear is one of the biggest obstacles to multiplication. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “People give to vision, not buildings.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “If you’re not in too much debt, or even if you are in debt, you want to cast a vision of paying off the debt so that you can go and reach new people.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “Sometimes if you’re not casting a vision, people feel like they’re being taxed or like they have to tip to the obligatory plate going by.”@danielsangi
  • “When you plant your first church you’ll find that giving will increase at your mother-church.”@danielsangi
  • “A new group grows quicker than an old group. There is power in new.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “One of the biggest barriers to multiplication is fear.”@danielsangi
  • “The fear of the unknown, of losing tithers, of change, and of failure is what prevents churches from multiplying.”@danielsangi
  • “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.”-2 Timothy 1:7
  • “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”-Marie Curie

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