Episode 295: Failed Church Plants

How does one get through a failed church plant? 

In Episode 295 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss church plant failures and processes to recover. Here’s Byron with today’s question:

What is it like to fail as a church planter? What do people need to expect if their church plant doesn’t succeed? What comes after the church closes? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why there needs to be a re-tooling process when recovering from a failed church plant. 
  • Why not everyone is called to church planting. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If you’re a serial church planter, you’re going to have churches that don’t make it.”–
  • “Not everyone who can pastor well can plant well.”–
  • “Smart denominations have a process to help people mourn and move through church plant failures.”–
  • “I believe everyone is called to be about church planting, but not everyone is called to be a church planter.”–@danielsangi
  • “Maybe through the failure, God is bringing you through the desert and He wants to refine you and work on your character.”–@danielsangi

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