Episode 37: Transitioning in Ministry

Learn about the obstacles and benefits of transitioning from student ministry into church planting.

In Episode 37 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about the challenges of transitioning into church planting from student ministry. Here is Clint’s question,

What are the challenges and obstacles in moving from a youth pastor position to a senior pastor position?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The differences between student ministry and church planting
  • What to be aware of during this transition
  • General principles for ministry transition
  • Why Ed and Daniel love student pastors and student ministry

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurchesQA):

  • “One of the best recruiting grounds for future church planters and campus pastors is student ministry.”
  • “Student ministry is not church planting.”
  • “The skills that can make you a good youth pastor are the ones that will make you a good church planter.”
  • “Are you currently developing the skills to be a leader of leaders?”
  • “If you’re not a starter of new things, you may not be a good church planter.”
  • “Adults change slower than students.”

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