Episode 411: How Do I Attract and Engage New People?

In Episode 411 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss how to attract and retain new members to a church plant.

“How do we as a new church plant attract new people with limited resources? Also, how do we get them to buy into or plug into the church plant once we have attracted them?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How meeting people is an opportunity to grow
  • Why you need to have entry opportunities for relational and task-oriented people

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If you don’t have the resources, you still have the resource of and the reality that you can just meet people.” – @edstetzer
  • “What do we do to attract people? We just meet them.” – @edstetzer
  • “The accelerators that he or she is looking for may be good and helpful, but if there is not an accelerator, there is still an opportunity.” – @edstetzer
  • “When we don’t have the ability to attract people, we just go find them.” – @edstetzer
  • “You can attract people with service, you can engage people with outreach, you can do children’s events in the park, and more.” – @edstetzer
  • “Help people to take small steps of spiritual growth.” – @edstetzer
  • “The steps that you take will help people take more steps of obedience which could eventually lead to more engagement.” – @edstetzer
  • “Make sure that you are aware of your biases and you are providing opportunities for relational and task-oriented types of people to get plugged in.” – @danielsangi
  • “The biggest thing about getting people plugged in is relationships.” – @danielsangi

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Published August 8, 2019

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