Episode 477: Vision Highjackers

In Episode 477 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss vision highjackers when you are recruiting a launch team.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What vision highjackers do
  • How to tell if someone will be a vision highjacker

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Vision highjacking comes when a church is at a pause. Well-meaning people come up and try to redirect it away from the vision the church already agreed to.” – @edstetzer
  • “Is God leading us to broaden our vision without losing our vision?” – @edestetzer
  • “There are some people that just have a vision for your church that’s not the vision God has given your church.” – @edstetzer
  • “Everybody who is in your core group has a vision for your church and it is different from your vision to some degree.” – @edstetzer
  • “Everybody hasn’t fully explored the ministry methodology of the church when it becomes a church like the church planter has.” – @edstetzer
  • “Early on when people are vocal about a different vision, they probably won’t stay in the core group and you probably don’t want them to stay in the core group of the launch team.” – @edstetzer

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Published March 26, 2020

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