Five Often-Overlooked Benefits of Established Churches

Episode #679
January 18, 2021
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Depending on your definition, most churches fall into the category of established. Thankfully, It is no longer uncool to lead an established church. Thom and Sam talk through five often-overlooked benefits of established churches.

  • Current revenue stream (you have at least some resources)
  • Predetermined location (you already know where you are called)
  • The existing commitment level of people (belonging to a church)
  • Existing facility (roof over your head)
  • Rhythms and patterns of programming (volunteers in place)

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