Episode 74: Portable or Permanent? That is the Question

The pros and cons of choosing between portable church and a permanent facility.

In Episode 74 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about what questions need to be asked when deciding whether your new church plant should be portable or permanent. Here is Dylan Dodson’s question,

What are the pros and cons of launching in a mobile space versus a permanent space?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of having a permanent facility
  • Choosing the right sized facility based on your church size
  • The missiological implications of going permanent

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If you have your own space…you’re not going to be able to exegete your culture from your office.”
  • “Mobile forces you to be in the community”
  • You can engage and mobilize volunteers who are far from God
  • “It’s a barrier sometimes to have a church building”
  • “As your church continues to grow you’re going to have to find ways to be flexible”

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