Category: Multi Site

Multi-Site EPODs: Promoting the Preferred

We continue a miniseries based on this long-ago post titled Multi-Site: You Need an EPOD. An EPOD is one of the tried-and-true tools in our multi-site toolbox, and keeps us on the literal same page....

Multi-Site EPODs: Establishing the Essentials

Many moons ago I wrote a post called You Need an EPOD. It was an ode to one of the tried-and-true tools in our multi-site toolbox, a document called – you guessed it – an...

4 Reasons Consistency Matters in Multi-Site

I’ve long said that there are as many ways of doing multi-site church as there are multi-site churches. In fact, I’ll do you one better: take 100 multi-site churches, put them in a room, and...

Multi-Site: How to Build Volunteer Culture Across Campuses

In the past, we’ve discussed how to build both church culture and staff culture in a multi-site organization. But one key group we’ve left out of the process is our volunteers. If we really believe...

Multi-Site: 5 Benefits of an Incubator Service

At the time this post goes live, we’re just three days away from the public launch of another campus. Like an increasingly-growing number of churches across the globe, we’ve been running stumbling walking in the...

Multi-Site: How to Build Staff Culture Across Campuses

In a multi-site model, it’s far too easy to see overall church culture fall and cultural silos rise. As campuses build cohesion and unity (which they absolutely should), that cohesion can often come at the...

Multi-Site: Agency or Autonomy?

As noted before, there are as many ways to structure multi-site churches as there are multi-site churches. But there is one conversation that persistently arises in almost any multi-site model, and that’s the question of...

Multi-Site: Same Destination, Different Pace

I’ve said before that a multi-site approach may necessarily mean multi-standards. In other words, the permanence of the facility and our standing in the facility (rent vs. own) might affect things like cleanliness, environment, and...

Multi-Site: How to Build Church Culture Across Campuses

In multi-site church world, it’s scarily easy to expand because of the identity of the mothership, and then lose that identity as more campuses are launched. In other words: the excitement and growth that led...

Multi-Site: Are You Owning or Resourcing?

For every multi-site church, it seems there’s a slightly different approach to multi-site structure (see a few examples here). In our approach, we have more of a centralized structure. That is, we have a central...

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