Episode 458: Church Staffing Considerations

In Episode 458 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss what you need to consider about staffing whether you are launching a church plant or a campus.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • When you need to add a paid staff person
  • How to work with an all-volunteer staff

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “You will have to train and equip some of those people in your core team like they were pseeudo-staff.” – @toddadkins
  • “A children’s staff person is one of the first that I would add unless the demographics of the area show there aren’t many kids.” – @toddadkins
  • “You need to have lay people in positions who are leading the different areas of ministry for your church or your campus.” – @danielsangi
  • “You need to have high capacity leaders who don’t just know how to lead others but know how to lead leaders.” – @danielsangi
  • “If all of your ministry team is volunteer, you won’t be able to work 9 to 5, and you will have to be creative in terms of when you do team meetings.” – @danielsangi
  • “The biggest thing you need to have is chemistry with that first staff person.” – @danielsangi
  • “Within a multisite context, you can hire an associate campus pastor that is not as experienced as you might need within a church plant context.” – @danielsangi

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Published January 20, 2020

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