Episode 482: Leading Through Change

In Episode 482 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and  Todd discuss what the next months of church look like in light of the current COVID-19 situation.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why you need to consider how to keep people engaged
  • How pastors can give their people tools to disciple their kids

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “This is a really good time for our churches to figure out what exactly is essential.” – @toddadkins
  • “You now have to resource as appropriately as possible and strip away everything else and focus on making sure the church is able to do those essential things.” – @toddadkins
  • “As a leader you need to recognize that everyone on your team will process change differently.” – @danielsangi
  • “Regardless of your financial situation, you have to take this time to figure it out because even if you weather this wave, in most pandemics there are at least two waves.” – @toddadkins
  • “One of the lies we tell ourselves is that creativity, boldness, and innovation come from having an abundance of time, resources, and opportunity. The reality is that is often not the case.” – @toddadkins
  • “This didn’t take God by surprise, He knew it was coming and it will be interesting to see the stories that come out of this when we look back in ten years.” – @toddadkins
  • “It’s His church and He is not going to let it get taken out by a virus.” – @toddadkins
  • “There is a massive gospel opportunity in the midst of the hardship that is and the hardship that is coming, especially economically.” – @danielsangi

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Published April 13, 2020

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