Episode 379: Best Practices Around Raising Funds for a Future Church Plant

In Episode 379 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss how and when to raise funds for a future church plant. Here is today’s question:

“In three years time, I plan to move with a team to Rhode Island to plant a church. When should I start raising funds for that endeavor? ” 

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The best time to start fundraising for a future church plant
  • The importance of building relationships and partners while fundraising
  • Key factors to be aware of when fundraising in the church you attend 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “In a sense, you are raising funds for all three years. But, you are giving the official ask a year before.” – @edstetzer 
  • “You aren’t just going after their wallets. You are asking for them to partner with you.” – @danielsangi
  • “Don’t say no for people.” – @danielsangi
  • “Be aware of who you are asking.” – @danielsangi
  • “Fundraising takes place in the context of relationship.” – @edstetzer 

Additional Resources:

  • Take a look at Bill Dillon’s People Raising 
  • Text “newchurches” to 888-111 for 5 FREE E-books on multiplication 
  • Listen to the EST Church podcast with Sam Rainer, Micah Fries, and Josh King 

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Published April 18, 2019

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