Episode 600: Trends vs. Fads & The Great Sort

In Episode 600 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel, Ed, and Todd discuss how to tell the difference in trends and fads in regards to church multiplication and how churches will return as we move past COVID restrictions.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How trends and fads are different
  • Who is coming back and who isn’t after COVID

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The biggest trend right now inside religious faith and practice in North America is the move to large non-denominational contemporary churches.” – @edstetzer
  • “I don’t think Christians and missiologists should be chasing fads.” – @edstetzer
  • “I want missionary church planters to try things that may be different so that we might see what kind of impact they might have.” – @edstetzer
  • “You don’t know if it is going to be a trend or not until you look at the longview.” – @danielsangi
  • “You don’t need to become a cultural sociological expert. What you do need to be an expert at is hearing the voice of God.” – @danielsangi
  • “There are factors that create house church multiplication movements around the world that are not here in English-speaking western culture.” – @edstetzer
  • “You can get clarity on where you are and then go after people who have left. How are you strategically going to do that?” – @toddadkins
  • “There are several groups of people we need to think about engaging or they may never come back.” – @toddadkins

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Published June 7, 2021

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