Episode 513: Church Planting in Established Buildings

In Episode 513 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss planting a church in an established building.

“How do we replant worshiping communities within an old church structure? They do it a lot in Europe, in Anglican, Lutheran, and Catholic churches. It’s kind of church planting but in a very different context.”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • When it can be challenging to use an established building
  • How to navigate the situation

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “It is a form of church planting – church planting in an established building.” – @edstetzer
  • “It does give us an opportunity to re-evangelize using the tools that God has used in the past in very powerful ways.” – @edstetzer
  • “Sometimes when someone gives you a building it’s not a gift, it’s a burden.” – @edstetzer
  • “There’s always drama, the question is do you want to walk through that drama or not?” – @edstetzer
  • “We need 6 months to a year to build a new culture.” – @edstetzer
  • “Six percent of churches found this financial downturn to be enough to think that they may not make it.” – @edstetzer
  • “These are congregational decisions, even in non congregational churches.” – @edstetzer

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Published July 30, 2020

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