Episode 54: Ed Stetzer and Critical Knowledge


Episode 54 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast is our Final Day of our 5 Days of Essential Church Planting Week.

This means that everyday this past week, we have been showcasing one of the lectures from our Essential Church Planting course and have been giving you the opportunity to purchase Essential Church Planting with a special deal that has changed everyday this week.

Today, we will be learning about The 5 Things Every Church Planter Needs to Know from Ed Stetzer, who is the Executive Director of Lifeway Research, Senior Fellow of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Visiting Research Professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Church Planter, and Author.

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Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Teams are essential, systems matter, vision gets hijacked, multiplication takes focus, and family matters.”
  • “Teams matter, but you need to go and build them.”
  • “Don’t just do the ministry, but create an administrative structure where ministry can be done.”
  • “Spend time with leaders and the lost.”
  • “If you go out and plant a church in your own power and strength, then it’s your church and God’s not honored by it.”
  • “The reason why most churches never pass 100 in attendance is due to a lack of systems that can scale.”

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