Episode 484: The Future of Multisite Churches

In Episode 484 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss what multisite churches will look like in the future.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What we need to consider for attendance when we can gather again
  • Why it’s important to grow connection with your congregation during this time

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “More churches will have an internet campus and maybe even treat it like it is a campus.” – @toddadkins
  • “More people will become accustom to seeing their pastor on a screen, which from a multisite perspective is a good thing.” – @toddadkins
  • “We have seen in the last 30-40 years church attendance go from 2-3 times a week to 2-3 times a month. What will the new normal be when we are able to gather together again?” – @toddadkins
  • “Regardless of what happens multisite is going to continue, I just don’t think people are going to put as much risk of investment into it.” – @toddadkins
  • “I don’t think a better live stream is going to cause someone to change churches because they don’t know anybody on that stream.” – @danielsangi
  • “If your church has been building an audience instead of an army, you are going to be in trouble.” – @toddadkins

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Published April 22, 2020

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