Episode 381: How Do I Create a Prospectus?

In Episode 381 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss what should be included in a church planting prospectus. Here is today’s question:

“We are an organic church plant, but are seeing the need for help and assistance of others. We have known about the need to put together a prospectus, but aren’t sure what we need to include. Can you shed some light into what we should be including in this prospectus?” 

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What a church plant should include in a prospectus and why 
  • Discussion about a church’s website being the church’s prospectus 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “You need to not spend your life re-creating things that are already out there.” – @edstetzer 
  • “You use your prospectus to get other partners.” – @edstetzer 
  • “If you are asking people for money, you need to be transparent with how the money will be used and where the money will be going.” – @danielsangi
  • “Show your plan of how you will get to sustainability.” – @danielsangi
  • “You are asking for spiritual venture capitalists.” – @edstetzer 
  • “Your values show how different your church is and who you will be reaching.” – @danielsangi

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Published April 25, 2019

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