Episode 452: I Want to Plant a Church. How Do I Tell My Pastor?

In Episode 452 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how to approach a conversation with your lead pastor about your interest in church planting.

“How do you have a conversation about you wanting to plant a church with your lead pastor?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How to approach your lead pastor if you are afraid of his response
  • Why your posture is important in this situation

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The worst thing you can do is talk to a network or denomination leader about planting a church behind your lead pastor’s back.” – @danielsangi
  • “Whether you are blessed or bombed in this whole scenario depends on your posture.” – @toddadkins
  • “He is in authority over you. You are having to submit, at least in the moment, to his leadership.” – @toddadkins
  • “It is really hard to plant a church without a blessing from your lead pastor.” – @danielsangi
  • “Make sure as early on as possible you are bringing your lead pastor into the conversation so they can be praying for you.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you are wanting to plant a church two blocks away, that is going to be tricky.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you were a lead pastor and someone on your staff was super excited about planting a church, would you want to say no?” – @danielsangi
  • “The trust between you and your supervisor is so important for their health, your health, and your church’s health.” – @danielsangi

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Published December 30, 2019

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