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Episode 270: Dynamics of Starting a Fourth Site


by NewChurches.com: When starting your fourth campus, your strategy may change, but your vision and values should stay the same.

In Episode 270 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss things to consider when planting your fourth site. Here’s Howard with today’s question:

We are a three-site church and are considering a fourth campus. How do we keep the cost down and the focus on mission?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

The massive shift that happens when going from three campuses to four or five campuses.
How reducing the scope of ministry automatically reduces financial cost.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

“As you consider starting a fourth campus, take a good hard look at governance, decision rights, and communication.”–@ToddAdkins
“When starting a new campus, you want to focus on the leaders that are going with you, the lost in the community you are going, and making sure that you have everything you need to reach those people effectively.”–@ToddAdkins
“There’s a big difference between your vision, strategy, and values.”–@danielsangi
“When it comes to different sizes of campuses and starting the next campus, you want to make sure that your vision and values are consistent. But your strategy may differ depending on size.”–@danielsangi
“What are your values that are going to persists regardless of the strategy that you use to get to the vision that God’s called you to?”–@danielsangi

Additional Resources:

Check out our Moving Toward Multisite Course
Take a look at our Essential Campus Pastoring Course 
Listen to Episode 30: Daughter Churches, Governance, and Decisions
Read this post about Resisting Spiritual Colonialism & Ambulance Chasing

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