Podcast Episode #326
Millennials are being called to established churches, so today we cover six reasons they should answer those calls. Thanks to Sam Rainer for the outline for today’s podcast.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Established churches are more likely to be more generationally diverse than church plants.
- A sense of history of the church is invaluable to a new pastor.
- Sometimes an established church’s history can be damaging to its reputation.
- If you’re being considered to pastor a church, ask other pastors in the area about the church before you make your decision.
- There are a lot more opportunities to serve in an established church than in new churches.
- Established churches need good pastors too.
- I wish Millennials were more enthusiastic about leading in established churches.
The six reasons we discuss are:
- Diversity includes multiple generations.
- The older generations will teach you things your own generation may not.
- Established churches tend to be more stable.
- Younger people need a sense of history.
- Established churches are more rooted in the community.
- There are a lot more of them.
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