Posted On April 9, 2017

Welcome to the seventy-sixth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Daniel Im about his book Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply 2nd Edition (B&H Academic, 2016) with Dr. Ed Stetzer.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Daniel’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects.
  • Some specific challenges to planting and developing missional churches.
  • What’s new in this second edition of Planting Missional Churches?
  • How pastors and ministry leaders should use Planting Missional Churches.
  • The future of church planting in theological education.
  • The biblical basis for church planting.
  • The models of church planting Daniel has personal experience working in.
  • The most essential systems for church planting.
  • Daniel’s several pieces of advice to new church planters that will help the church plant get off to a good start.

About the Author:

Daniel Im is the Founder of and the Director of Church Multiplication for LifeWay Christian Resources. He is a Teaching Pastor at The Fellowship, a multisite church in Nashville. He is the author of No Silver Bullets: Five Small Shifts that will Transform Your Ministry, and co-author of Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply (2nd ed) with Ed Stetzer. He also hosts the New Churches Q&A Podcast.

Daniel has an M.A. in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary and is passionate about leadership and the local church. He loves to be a part of creating the systems, strategies, tools and resources to help new churches get planted, campuses get started, and catalyze churches towards multiplication. He has served and pastored in church plants and multisite churches ranging from 100 people to 50,000 people in Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Korea, Edmonton, and Nashville.

Follow Daniel on Twitter, Facebook or on his blog.

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Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of Equipping You in Grace!

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