Episode 524: Scattering and Gathering the Church

In Episode 524 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss why scattering the church is as important as gathering the church.

“Would love to hear your thoughts on what microsites and home churches look like in a time of COVID and post-COVID. Secondarily, how can churches get better at online discipleship and impactful life change with the current physical gathering and serving restrictions?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why we need to be focused on scattering the church
  • Why leading change and people is important during this time

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “I think they are essential to your strategy right now and if you are not moving people toward them you are missing out.” – @toddadkins
  • “How do we get better at scattering than we are at gathering?” – @danielsangi
  • “I wonder if God is calling us to work on our weaker arms?” – @danielsangi
  • “The gathering side is more exciting, but the scattering piece is as much a part of what it means to be a church as the gathering.” – @danielsangi
  • “A leader has to lead change, and in order to lead change you have to lead people well.” – @toddadkins
  • “One of the things that we have to remember is that people are carriers of culture.” – @toddadkins
  • “We have great ability to invite people into higher levels of ministry opportunity and service.” – @toddadkins

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Published September 7, 2020