Podcast Episode #287
Jimmy Scroggins joins us to tell the story of Family Church in West Palm Beach, FL, and how they have moved to a model of neighborhood churches.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- If a church calls you as its pastor after not having one for five years, you were not at the top of their list.
- “We decided to abandon the regional megachurch strategy in favor of a network of neighborhood churches.”
- “Our current models of church planting aren’t always financially sustainable in low income areas.”
- “Just because a city is diverse, that doesn’t mean the area is culturally integrated. South Florida is.”
- “We are doing multi-site and church planting for the rest of us.”
- “You have to use the resources your church has to train the people you have at the highest level possible.”
- “Every pastor in every neighborhood can be training leaders to reach people who aren’t being reached.”
About Jimmy Scroggins
Jimmy is husband to Kristin, father to eight, and lead pastor of Family Church—a network of neighborhood churches dedicated to reaching families in South Florida with the gospel.
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