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CFTROU 0016: How to Plant a Seed Church

We are continuing our series on Multisite Church for the Rest of Us. This is part four of a six-part series and another way to go multisite. We call it a seed church. A seed church starts with a person who has a passion for a place or a people group. We plant that seed and see if it can grow into a church. As you may know by now, we believe in getting a lot of hooks in the water and have adopted a mixed multisite model so we can reach South Florida with the gospel of Jesus. Our seed church strategy is one of those hooks. It is definitely in the research and development phase. We have not figured it all out, but we do believe that this is a very cost-effective way to grow more churches.

Key Points:

  • The difference between a launch large church plant and a seed church.
  •  How a seed church operates under the authority, responsibility, and stewardship of an
    already established church.
  • How to start a seed church by finding people with a passion for a place or people
    group.
  • Training people to share the gospel.
  • How a seed church can facilitate entry into communities where we might not normally
    plant.
  • How the seed church strategy gives us a fighting chance to plant a church for a very
    low cost.
  • Why seed churches are important and why more churches should be doing it.

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Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

What is a Seed Church?

Sharper! Conference

Family Church

Jimmy on Twitter

Steve on Twitter

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