The “Relaunch Model” is the most challenging iconic model for churches starting churches. If your new church start has lost momentum, or your church is at-risk for closing, consider this model.
The Relaunch Model follows a process:
- The congregation agrees God is leading them restart as a new church.
- Leaders find a new mission field for the church.
- The congregation closes.
- The congregation relocates to the new mission field, relaunching under a new name.
The greatest risk in a relaunch is the original church’s culture will continue with the new congregation. Changing the church’s name and slapping new paint on the old facility isn’t enough to relaunch a church. The new church is called together by God to reach new people. Here are five necessary steps to relaunch a church.
The Relaunch Model requires a church to change its name.
Take a close look at churches with names such as…
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