Episode 221: Same Church, Different Gatherings

Should you have separate gathering spaces to reach your community in different ways?

In Episode 221 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how values impact ministry philosophy and decision making when it comes to multisite. Here’s Shane with today’s question: 

Have you ever heard of a church plant having two separate gathering spaces to reach their communities in different ways?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why embedding shared story can positively impact the culture of your church.
  • How to create a legend of values that leaders can reference when making decisions. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “When it comes to ministry philosophy, it is so easy to find people that agree with you if you are vague.”–@danielsangi 
  • “Culture is about shared values and behavior, and it is important to embed culture in your church through shared story.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “Sometimes it is difficult for people to understand what a competency is. They can better learn it in the context of a story.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “What does it actually look like to leave the 99 and got after the 1? Can you tell me how that has been exhibited in the life of our church?”–@ToddAdkins
  • “The values of your church are what allow you to scale. They become the metrics, the litmus test, or the legend that every one of your leaders reference back to as they figure out how to make decisions.”–@danielsangi 

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