Episode 519: Reopening vs. Relaunching

In Episode 519 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss if churches need a relaunching or a reopening mindset.

“Every church just became a church plant or at least a re-plant. What do we need to know?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why relaunching may not be the most accurate term
  • What we can learn from church planting as we reopen

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “There is a desire that all the churches would relaunch, but none of us are going to have a grand opening. We are going to have a gradual opening.” – @edstetzer
  • “There is no easy comparison to something we have done before to what we will be doing now.” – @edstetzer
  • “We have to listen to good leaders to what they are doing, then we’ve got to be good leaders to figure out what we are doing, and then we have to communicate that to our congregations.” – @edstetzer
  • “Church reopening will be something that is studied for decades to come.” – @edstetzer
  • “There are things to learn about church planting and revitalization that we can apply in this context.” – @edstetzer
  • “The things that got you to plant a church or revitalize a church are not going to ultimately be the full skill set you are going to need to make it through.” – @edstetzer
  • “You can make all kinds of changes right now that you’ve needed to make.” – @edstetzer

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Published August 20, 2020

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