Episode 394: Networks vs. Movements

In Episode 394 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how networks and movements differ.

“We have a few networks in Europe, in Western Europe particularly, and we are aiming to plant. The big picture is to ignite church planting movements. What do you see as the difference between the network and a movement?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The characteristics of movements and movement killers
  • How movements and networks differ

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If you look historically, most denominations are at least somewhat a result of a movement.” – @toddadkins
  • “Right now, we look to our left and the right in the west, and the best case scenario is addition. Almost normal now is subtraction.” – @toddadkins
  • “Centralization is usually a response to risk or fear.” – @toddadkins
  • “The first movement killer is requiring formal education for leadership.” – @danielsangi
  • “What do denominations need to learn from networks? They need to learn how to build fire not fences.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you base movements completely on not doing the movement killers, you can get to a dangerous place.” – @danielsangi
  • “Look for those people who are already naturally multiplying themselves.” – @toddadkins
  • “We talk about Leadership Pipeline because it is actually a principle and practice for reproduction.” – @danielsangi
  • “You cannot create movemental energy or even develop a network without a leadership pipeline in your church.” – @danielsangi

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Published June 10, 2019

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