PODCASTS

Episode 359: Discerning the Next Step in Your 30s and 40s

In Episode 359 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed talk about discerning your next steps while you are in your 30s and 40s. Here is today’s question:

“How do you discern that next step? Is it church planting, succeeding a legacy church pastor, continuing where you are?” 

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Ways to discern God’s calling 
  • Pitfalls to be aware of 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Take time to pray and fast until I have a clear sense of what is next and what the Lord wants you to do.” – @edstetzer 
  • “You want to be able to know for sure what you are doing. So, when things hit the fan, you can go back to that day when you were sure beyond the shadow of the doubt that God called you there.” – @edstetzer 
  • “Planting a church is NOT a strategy because you couldn’t get that ‘big chair.’ – @edstetzer
  • “If you are married, God is not going to only speak to one spouse. He will speak to both.” – @danielsangi

Additional Resources:

Help us Multiply the Mission:

  • Please subscribe
  • Leave a rating and review on iTunes
  • Ask a question by clicking Send Voicemail on the right hand side of NewChurches.com
  • If you’re on a phone or a tablet, then go to www.speakpipe.com/newchurches to download the app and record your message
  • When you’re recording, introduce yourself and your context in about 15 seconds and then record your question for 30 seconds