Episode 587: Reconsidering Events for Evangelism

In Episode 587 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed reconsider the effectiveness of events for evangelism in church planting.

“What methods or events do you find most effective for evangelism in a post-Christian context?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • If big events will return
  • When the weekend service will become an effective evangelism outreach tool again

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Events are going to come back, but right now is tricky.” – @edstetzer
  • “Summer outside events have potential, and I think by Fall it is going to be prime time for events.” – @edstetzer
  • “There is this idea that the era of big events has come to an end, but this is not the first pandemic.” – @edstetzer
  • “People get over what is kind of a collective trauma that causes large crowds to trigger people.” – @edstetzer
  • “I wonder if the sudden shift in cultural currents is going to build a more negative reputation for the church.” – @edstetzer
  • “For millennia people have known that proximity spreads disease, and they have scattered during pandemics and then when pandemics moved on they moved back into community with one another.” – @edstetzer

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Published April 22, 2021