How to Mobilize Your Church

Episode 746

We talk about “mobilizing the church” but what do that really mean? Noah Oldham, Vance Pitman and Matt Carter talk about unleashing the church to join in God’s mission.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How churches can partner to plant healthy multiplying churches
  • Why mobilization requires intentionality and collaboration
  • What “starting small” looks like
  • The “dirty little secret” about mobilizing your church
  • How to make excitement contagious 

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Sharable Quotes (#NewChurches):

The church doesn’t do missions. The church is born for the mission. As pastors and leaders, our job is to unleash the church for joining in the mission of God. —Vance Pitman

Go find in the New Testament where a church did missions by itself. You won’t find it. There’s a there’s a power in coming together for the sake of mobilization. —Matt Carter

You have to think about starting small in two areas. First of all, at the micro level, helping them begin to see themselves as a missionary. Then at the macro level, organizing events where you can mobilize the church. —Vance Pitman

One of the most attractional things is a church that’s not just focusing on its own personal growth but on sending people. —Matt Carter

The size of the church doesn’t determine the significance of the church. The size of the mission determines the significance of the church. The mission is big so you don’t have to be a big church to take this step. —Vance Pitman

When I painted the picture clearly for the congregation and called them to it is when people were most likely to move. —Matt Carter

I’ve never seen a church too mobilized. The church is community on mission. —Vance Pitman

Published May 25, 2023

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