Episode 398: Selecting a Multiplication Strategy

In Episode 398 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how churches should decide their multiplication strategy.

“Do you think we will continue to see movements, like what’s happening at Redeemer with Timothy Keller and the Village Church with Matt Chandler, with multisite mega churches that have a big personality, with at least national attention behind them, as a lead pastor, where those campuses turn off into autonomous local churches, as more and more churches seek to push against the structuring around a celebrity pastor?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why churches use a multisite strategy
  • How churches should determine their multiplication strategy

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Yes, you are going to see more of these happen, and no, it is not going to stop multisite.” – @toddadkins
  • “It is difficult to follow a celebrity pastor. It is just as difficult to follow a legacy pastor.” – @toddadkins
  • “A lot of times these multisite churches, went into multisite as part of a church growth movement to get more seating not to strategically reach the community.” – @danielsangi
  • “There are a lot of churches who have one campus or multiple and they don’t have the right person to lead it.” – @danielsangi
  • “It’s all about multiplication – whether you multiply via campuses or via church plants.” – @danielsangi
  • “Don’t do multisite unless you have the right person on your team that can facilitate, and that you have the vision and strategy to do that.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you don’t have a leadership pipeline in place, don’t do multisite.” – @danielsangi
  • “It is a really good time to take an audit to ask, ‘why are we doing what we do and does it align with the purpose of our church?’.” – @toddadkins
  • “Don’t equate multisite with video.” – @danielsangi

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Published June 24, 2019

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