Episode 522: Digital Pastor vs. Digital Champion

In Episode 522 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how to make the digital role more permanent.

“What is the difference between a digital pastor and a digital champion?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why creating a new digital role is complicated
  • What a digital champion could be responsible for

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The digital role, is more of a champion role where they are envisioning digital ministry to support and scale up and help every ministry area be as good digitally as they are physically.” – @danielsangi
  • “Not everybody is going to have that many people online to justify a full role.” – @toddadkins
  • “In order to justify a full-time role in any ministry area, there has to be enough ministry being done.” – @toddadkins
  • “The idea of a digital champion scales a lot better than a digital pastor or online pastor.” – @danielsangi
  • “This is a role where you could have a 20-something that is a digital native that gets this be that expert for you and do it as a volunteer.” – @danielsangi
  • “This digital champion role essentially goes into and partners with every ministry area to help them develop a strategy to translate their physical strategy to digital and contextualize as need be.” – @danielsangi
  • “Regardless of your budget, size of church, attendance, whether you are regathering or not, I would highly encourage you to think about this digital champion role.” – @danielsangi

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Published August 31, 2020