There's a new type of Pastor coming, who's engaging in a different type of ministry. It's funny. I'm not actually sure how "new" this really is, but as the "great resignation" moves into church space, we're seeing more and more Pastors transition to a bi-vocational or co-vocational approach to ministry. Truthfully, even more exciting than this is the new wave of ministers, as the priesthood of all believers is embracing this new digital/decentralized model of church, allowing for different types of leaders to reach different types of people in different environments. Taking advantage of this decentralized model, lay people are becoming pastors and ministers of the gospel, championing digital or micro movements at a fraction of the cost of our physical buildings.
How do you operate a church or ministry when you have a full-time job somewhere else? What does ministry look like for someone. Are they bifurcated in approach if their 9-5 is doing something other than ministry?
Coming into the convo is Jared Hughes, Co-Pastor of Hope City Church, one of if not the US' largest digital church. Co-Pastoring with his wife Angie, the Hughes have a fresh outlook on digital ministry, connecting with thousands while developing and discipling a team approach. Listen in as we dig in to what a growing example of what pastors will look like in the future.
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