Episode 291: Collaborating with Established Churches

How do you get older churches to collaborate with your new church plant?

In Episode 291 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss some of the challenges and advantages of collaborating with establishes churches. Here’s Tom with today’s questions:

We’re planting a church this year just outside of Philadelphia. How do you get old established churches and denominations to participate in this new church planting movement? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why you need to take a posture of respect and humility when you approach old churches in hopes of collaboration.
  • Why established churches should be involved in church planting. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Established churches can and should be involved in church planting because it’s an opportunity to share the gospel.”–
  • “Are there places we can add a greater sense of respect to the established church?”–
  • “The complexity of a denomination does reduce entrepreneurial opportunity.”–
  • “You can’t get everyone excited about church planting. You can diffuse some of the criticism and bring on some allies, but you can’t get everyone to be a partner.”–

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