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PODCAST 133: Steve Pike & New Streams of Funding for Your Church




75% of the people I talk with, who are interested in planting a Digital-Only Church, are interested in being bi-vocational or co-vocational. They’re not looking to give up their full-time job to do ministry, instead they’re wanting to do ministry alongside (or even through) their job.

So I set out to better understand the heart behind co-vocational ministry. Having spent 15 years on various church staffs, I can honestly say I don’t have a solid perspective, and my learning accelerated quickly talking to Steve Pike. Steve, author of Next Wave: Developing the 21st Century Church. Steve starts talking about five different funding models for the Church. Tithes/Offerings is just one model… Bi-Vocational is another…

Can the Post-COVID Church find other ways beyond tithes and offerings? Let the learning begin!

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Guest: Steve Pike
Urban Islands Project, Founder
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Host: Jeff Reed
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Jeff Reed

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About Author

Jeff Reed
Jeff Reed

With about 20 years experience serving the church in the digital/technological realm, Jeff loves working with churches. As passionate about Discipleship as he is Technology, Jeff uses his passion to help Churches develop technology systems to bring people far from God closer to him. Oh, and he loves Digital Church & Church Online.

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