Friday, September 8, 2017

5 Compelling Reasons To Start a New Church or Campus – Rainer on Leadership #361

Podcast Episode #361

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New campuses and new church plants often create an energy established churches and campuses do not. But how much of a difference does it make? Today we examine some new research on the subject courtesy of Warren Bird and the Leadership Network.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • You’re likely to reach more Millennials with a newer campus or facility.
  • People who attend churches/campuses started in the last five years are 52% more likely to share the gospel than others.
  • In the first five years of a new church or site, it grows 170% faster than the later years.
  • Most churches need to consider giving birth to a new campus or site.

The five reasons we cover in this episode are:

  1. More Millennials attend new churches and campuses
  2. More outreach comes as a result of new churches and campuses
  3. There is more engagement in service at new churches and campuses.
  4. Churches and campuses started in the last five years have seen more growth than older churches.
  5. More financial resources come from new churches and campuses.

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