Episode 61: Revitalization vs Planting vs Multisite

Are you a revitalizer, a planter, or a campus pastor? Learn about the differences in gifts and temperaments between them.

In Episode 61 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about the differences between church revitalization and chuch planting. Here is Grant Diamond’s question,

What are the differences in gifts and temperaments for someone who will revitalize a church vs someone who will plant a new church?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The differences between revitalization, planting, and campus pastoring
  • The role timing and patience plays into making your next decision

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The job of the campus pastor is NOT just to press play on the DVR.”
  • “Don’t put church planting and revitalization in the same department.”
  • “Church planters have starter skills.”
  • “If you have gifts towards longevity and patience, then you might be more of a revitalizer.”
  • “If you’re an initiator and a self-starter, then you might be more of a planter.”
  • “It’s easier to birth a baby than raise the dead.”
  • “Are you a starter, improver, or a maintainer?”
  • “Timing and patience are going to make a big difference.”

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