Episode 547: What It Means to Be the Church in a COVID-19 Era, Part 1

In Episode 547 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss church planting and church leadership in the COVID-19 era.

“What does it mean to be the church in a COVID-19 era?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How the pandemic has changed our churches temporarily
  • What we need to emphasize in our ecclesiology right now

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The words I have started to use are: temporarily deficient ecclesiology in the midst of the emergency and for the sake of the mission.” – @edstetzer
  • “Every pandemic has ended.” – @edstetzer
  • “We are not gathering the way we should, the way we want to, and the way we will again.” – @edstetzer
  • “We want to be sure that we are communicating that this is not the way it is supposed to be.” – @edstetzer
  • “We want to stay together as connected as we can. We want to do evangelism during this time as well.” – @edstetzer
  • “In an emergency you are willing to be stretched and think differently for the sake of the moment.” – @edstetzer
  • “The moment we are in does not pause the mission we are on.” – @edstetzer

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Published November 26, 2020

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