Episode 40: Does Formal Ministry Experience Matter?

Learn about the way competencies, ministry experience, and leadership development affects church planting.

In Episode 40 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about the role of formal ministry experience. Here is Daniel Rodriguez’s question.

How much value does formal ministry experience play into the success of planting a church?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How formal ministry experience affects leadership
  • The role of leadership competencies in church planting
  • The resilient pastoral ministry study

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurchesQA):

  • “Transformational leadership is an overlap of knowledge, experience, and coaching.”
  • “Church planting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. So get experience before you jump in.”
  • “Spiritual formation, self-care, emotional and cultural intelligence, marriage and family, and leadership and management.”
  • “There’s no cookie cutter approach to church planting.”
  • “Every church needs a pipeline, and every leader needs a pathway.”

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