Episode 395: What’s the Best Way to Multiply?

In Episode 395 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss the differences in multisite campuses and church plants.

“I have a question out of the book MultiChurch by Brad House and Gregg Allison. They have a spectrum that goes all the way from a pillar church to a network of churches. My question focuses on what do you see as the pros and cons between a federation – one church contextualized in multiple locations – and a cooperative church planting movement – one church made up of multiple interdependent churches?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What makes church planting an effective way to multiply
  • If there is a preferred method for multiplying churches

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Are we planting churches that we are sort of extending one church that has a good DNA and a good passion into multiple places by starting campuses that could become stand alone churches?” – @edstetzer
  • “When established churches of different kinds are are partnering together to plant other established churches of different kinds the opportunity for multiplication is greater.” – @edstetzer
  • “Church planting is one of the most effective ways to multiply.” – @danielsangi
  • “There are a lot of churches that are multisite that really should not be doing multisite.” – @danielsangi
  • “At most seminaries the type of skill set and leadership competencies you need to do multisite well is not something that is taught.” – @danielsangi
  • “It comes down to leadership and context.” – @danielsangi
  • “At what point does it become a separate church? That is part of the challenge.” – @edstetzer
  • “Church planting is not the easiest, but it is the simplest.” – @danielsangi
  • “There are a lot of churches that should roll off that one campus they have as a church plant, and just plant churches.” – @danielsangi

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Published June 13, 2019

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