Episode 315: Factors in Starting and Growing a Healthy Church Plant

Successful church planters continue to grow, learn, and have a plan for leadership development.

In Episode 315 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed continue their mini series where they answer questions submitted via Office Hours, a perk of being a Plus Member. On this episode, learn how to determine if your church plant will be successful and some key factors to keep in mind while planting. Here’s today’s question: 

What is the gauge by which you determine if someone is going to be successful in planting a church? How much experience is necessary prior to planting?

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Practical ways to predict/forecast if someone is ready to church plant 
  • Some key factors in growing a healthy church plant 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Church planting probably shouldn’t be the very first thing you try to start. You need to pace yourself.” – @edstetzer
  • “The #1 reason church plants fail is usually due to some sort leadership failure.” – @edstetzer
  • “I have never known a church plant to be successful where there wasn’t a supportive spouse engaged and involved with the church planter.” – @edstetzer
  • “Church planting is hard. When things get difficult, it is at that time when you will see whether or not the husband and wife are on the same page.” – @edstetzer
  • “Successful church planters continue to grow, learn, and have a plan for leadership development.” – @danielsangi
  • “Leaders take on the task of ongoing growth and development.” – @edstetzer

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