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Helpful Church Planting Posts

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  • Exponential East 2017 Pre-Conference, Day 2 Exponential East 2017 Pre-Conference Chris Causey

    Such great content and wisdom being shared with us church planters at the Exponential East 2017 pre-conference day 2: Generosity & Fundraising Strategies Phil Ling Step 1: BUILD THE LIST People you need to add to your list: Start with your ‘Christmas card list’ High capacity givers Positional leaders Tribal leaders Step 2: INVITE THEM read more…

  • Wielding the Double-Edged Sword newchurches.com

    By Daniel Im: Q&A Webinar with Eric Mason Our Q&A Webinars are a monthly segment designed for Plus Members to hear from leading experts in church planting, multisite, leadership, and multiplication. For this month’s segment, Ed and I talk with Eric Mason, Senior Pastor at Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia, PA, and author of several books read more…

  • 3 Intercessory Prayer Team Event Ideas church planting tactics logo

    Prayer is a critical piece of your church plant. Use these 3 prayer team event ideas to elevate the value and presence of prayer in your new church. We only get brief glimpses into the spiritual world in Scripture. This one reminds us that we are in a battle in the spiritual realm: Then [the read more…

  • Newsletter — April 2017

    See You At Exponential East! Church Planting Boot Camp Benjamin Franklin, one of the chief architects of our nation, once remarked, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This principle holds true when starting a country, and it certainly holds true when starting a church. All too often church planters pursue their calling to read more…

  • Pastors, Spend Time with Non-Pastors 9marks.org

    Most pastors have a rightful desire to train up future pastors. We realize that one day, our ministry will end and we ought be preparing the next generation to take the gospel to the land we cannot go. This focus, however, can lead us to overemphasize pastoral training at the cost of training “normal guys.” What read more…

  • 3 Church Plant Website Stages You Need to Transition Through church planting tactics logo

    Once you get to the launch of your regular worship gatherings, your church plant website will have gone through several stages. Plan ahead for these 3 church plant website stages so you can transition intentionally instead of accidentally. Your major church plant website stages will take their cues from your changing audience. Whenever you’re writing read more…

  • 2 Critically Important Hidden Groups of People at Your Church

    Even in a church of a few hundred people, it’s easy for folks to get lost. People can slip through the cracks and you will not be able to serve them well. Regardless of the church size, we need to constantly consider how people are plugging into our ministry. There are two groups of people read more…