Episode 551: How to Staff for a New Church Plant in a COVID-19 Era

In Episode 551 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed continue to discuss how COVID-19 has affected church planting.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why now may be the time to empower volunteers
  • How much caution is needed for staffing decisions

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “For all the new church plants, the question is should we staff differently?” – @danielsangi
  • “We are seeing a hesitation among many to step into a new hire experience.” – @edstetzer
  • “Let’s not rush to a higher level of staffing, let’s see how long we can go without adding additional staff.” – @edstetzer
  • “Times like this, you are going to find more and more people are going to be not even staffing themselves as a staff member.” – @edstetzer
  • “This is an opportunity to see just how much of an equipping leader you really are.” – @edstetzer
  • “If you don’t have a leadership pipeline, now is the best time to develop one.” – @danielsangi
  • “Right now the advice I am giving churches is to be a little more cautious about how they are staffing.” – @edstetzer

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Published December 10, 2020