Episode 537: Brian Sanders on Micro Church Planting

In Episode 537 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel introduces a conversation with Brian Sanders on micro church planting.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • If bigger churches are better than smaller churches
  • Core competencies that are required

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “As Americans, we do tend to believe that bigger must be better, and I think that is probably an erroneous assumption.” – @BSunderground
  • “We wouldn’t be hiring and assessing and coaching church planters, we would be hiring and assessing and coaching missionaries.” – @BSunderground
  • “The executive function is now servants, not dictatorial direction giving.” – @BSunderground
  • “Where I’ve seen traditional-form churches try to integrate these ideas, there is always some resistance to that.” – @BSunderground
  • “Natural servants can learn leadership, but natural leaders struggle to really authentically integrate servanthood.” – @BSunderground
  • “Coaching is a new core competency.” – @BSunderground
  • “It can be a false pursuit of diversity and reconciliation when you just say let’s have a lot of people who are different in the same room, but the people who are running the show and who decide literally everything are one kind of people.” – @BSunderground
  • “In micro church planting the key is we are not creating subsidiaries or franchises all for one brand, we are really creating an ecosystem where autonomous people with real agency to do what they want to express and be the church.” @BSunderground

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Published October 22, 2020

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