Episode 323: How to Start a Church Plant

Church Planting 101

In Episode 323 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss everything you need to know about church planting in twelve minutes. Here is today’s question: 

When it comes to church planting, what is the recommended course of action?

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The recommended course of action in planting a church
  • What has changed in starting and launching churches 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “After you have discerned your calling, read and studied about church planting, it is time to gather your launch team and start to cast vision.”@danielsangi
  • “Start seeing if the vision God has placed on your heart resonates with others.” @danielsangi
  • “Focus on gathering the unchurched.” – @edstetzer 
  • “Be a part of all small groups so you can install vision and then quickly develop leaders, so you can start other small groups.” – @edstetzer 
  • “People respond differently depending where you live and where you are.”  – @edstetzer 
  • “Church planting is harder and takes longer now.” – @edstetzer 
  • “Do what you can do for the glory of God.” – @edstetzer 
  • “It is easy to get intimated by mega churches. But, if God has called you to plant, then you have to trust Him that the harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.” – @danielsangi

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