Episode 69: Leaving Your Current Church with Blessing

Learn the in’s and out’s of leaving your existing church in a healthy fashion.

In Episode 69 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about what it takes to leave your existing church well when preparing to church plant. Today we have a question from Paul from the United Kingdom.  Here’s his question:

What’s the best way to go about planting a church without upsetting or causing offense at the church you’re coming from?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to approach your church leadership to gain buy-in to the vision for the new church
  • What to do to help birth a vision for church planting as you leave a church
  • The contextual factors to consider when you’re considering planting in the same city.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “You shouldn’t plant in the same city if you don’t have the blessing of your church”

  • “By being on staff at a church I forfeit the ability to plant a church in their community without their blessing” –@edstetzer

  • “In your city the “Church” is still a capital “C” Church” –@danielsangi

  • “Get some level of engagement in the vision God’s calling you to”

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