We’re seeing a new trend: Churches that were one church in multiple locations are shifting to become multiple churches in multiple locations. In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I discuss this un-multisiting trend, and what it means for leaders of multisite churches.
Staff Stress & Communication: One Multisite Church’s Story of Simplifying for a Healthier Team (with Illustrations)
Multisite growth is exciting and challenging. But this Communications Team was feeling the heat and it began to creep into staff interactions. They were being inundated by requests that were last-minute or lacking coherence. Learn the steps they took to simplify communication and strengthen their team.
If you lead a multisite church and you’re trying to identify a future Campus Pastor, you need to understand these differences.
Multisite churches have many unique challenges. Yet, one of the most common issues we see in multisite churches is this: multisite communication.
With multisite more common, deciding which campus pastor role is best for your church is a helpful place to begin thinking about your church staffing needs. Here are five different types of Campus Pastors that we’ve helped churches find depending on their multisite strategy.
Being a leader in a large multisite church, I’m frequently asked by church leaders what the best multisite model is for their church to adopt. While there are all kinds of ways churches are approaching multisite these days, there are some approaches that are producing greater results than others. My unfiltered response would be this…
It typically happens around the third location of multisite churches: They get stuck. It’s not in attendance, finances or ministry, but multisite staffing. Here’s how they get unstuck:
Multisite happily ever afters only happen when a healthy, growing church has a strategy for growth to multiple locations.
Going multisite has the potential to be an effective strategy for your church. But how do you know it’s right for you? How can you be sure your church is ready? What can you put in place to make sure the strategy is healthy? In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I cover some of the most common challenges churches face when launching additional campuses and how you can avoid becoming multistuck.
It would be easy to think that multisite is more cost-efficient than church planting. However, there’s more to consider than meets the eye.
Going multisite can quickly turn organizational cracks into significant gaps. Catch a video replay of our recent webinar on the four most common mistakes we see churches make when launching a new campus.
As the number of churches engaging in a multisite strategy continues to grow, so do the number of botched campus launches. I’m not trying to be negative. I’ve just seen this strategy go wrong a lot of times. Sometimes it goes wrong because the church leaders dreaming about it are building their foundation on some serious misconceptions about multisite. But sometimes churches with a great strategy and all the right reasons to go multisite still get stuck. What steps can you take to avoid getting stuck on your multisite journey?