Episode 507: Fundraising and Planting a Church During a Pandemic

In Episode 507 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss how to be successful in fundraising and planting a church during this time.

“During this social/economic crisis we are in, how do we raise support? How do we plant churches? What kind of evangelistic practices should change during this pandemic?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why sending a survey to your congregation can help you determine how they are feeling about reopening
  • When is the right time to start working on reopening plans

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Support raising has been hit and it has been hit at multiple levels.” – @edstetzer
  • “The typical church we are seeing 10-15% budget reset.” – @edstetzer
  • “Some mission agencies and church planting organizations are not adding new church planters right now.” – @edstetzer
  • “I would fund raise as I would fund raise in normal times with the exception of a higher sense of urgency.” – @edstetzer
  • “Just because you are in a deficit doesn’t mean that your mission to move forward stops or pauses in anyway.” – @danielsangi
  • “Church planting is not a luxury for a few churches that have this as a side application. it’s central to the mission of God.” – @edstetzer
  • “If you are a church plant, what a great opportunity to be nimble.” – @edstetzer

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Published July 9, 2020

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