Episode 570: Strategic and Innovative Teams

In Episode 570 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss creating teams to help with strategic and innovative thinking as you plan for the future.

“In Episode 564 you talked briefly about the innovative and strategic teams you created. Please share more about that and how they interact with each other and the rest of the teams at your church.”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How to choose people for a strategic team and an innovative team
  • How these groups become think tanks

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “I was thinking along the lines of a cross-departmental, a cross-campus, sort of work group where essentially I was trying to get away from the lead by committee feel.” – @danielsangi
  • “In a church of 50 to 100, as the lead pastor you would identify who are a few really strategically minded individuals in the congregation and who are the few innovative minded individuals.” – @danielsangi
  • “This is not your board of elders, or even your deacons or staff, let these two groups be your advisory team.” – @danielsangi
  • “Create these work groups who are really going to be thinking far ahead and catapulting your ministry forward.” – @danielsangi
  • “I’m starting those conversation at this work group and then from those conversations I will bring it to our leadership team and our elders.” – @danielsangi
  • “What I am doing in these two work groups is essentially saying, ‘What’s next?'” – @danielsangi
  • “These two work groups essentially become those think tanks for you to bring in early on to have perspective outside your own perspective.” – @danielsangi

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Published February 22, 2021

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