Episode 577: The Role of Denominations in Church Planting

In Episode 577 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss why denominations are still important in church planting today.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • What some denominations are doing to support church planting
  • What benefits are gained from joining a denomination

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Denominations can and do have a significant place to play.” – @edstetzer
  • “Churches associate for the Great Commission and that’s why denominations exist.” – @edstetzer
  • “What is the most effective way to cooperate for the Great Commission? I think that a denomination is part of that.” – @edstetzer
  • “Almost every movement starts with a greater centrifugal outward energy.” – @edstetzer
  • “When denominations are focused on missional purposes they are powerful tools of God’s Word.” – @edstetzer
  • “People have written off denominations for the 30 years I have been involved in church planting, and denominations still do most of the church planting in the U.S. today.” – @edstetzer
  • “Associationalism flows out of a commitment to a Great Commission because you can’t do it with one local church. You need others.” – @edstetzer

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Published March 18, 2021