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Helpful Church Planting Posts

Our blog along with curated content from other church planting thought-leaders and practitioners

  • How to Cast the Vision for Discipleship www.discipleship.org

    by Craig Etheredge: Once your have chosen the persons God is leading you to disciple, approach them and ask if they would begin meeting with you and a few others for the purpose of spiritual growth. How does one have that conversation with a potential disciple? The best example is Jesus, so lets look at how read more…

  • Connecting New People Who Come to Your Church www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: Christine Birch has been part of three large churches in both Canada and the US. How do you connect people in a large church and how do you connect them at your church? Christine shares her experiences on both sides of the border as they apply to large and small churches alike. read more…

  • New Release – Together: A Guide for Couples Doing Ministry Together www.leadnet.org

    by Greg Ligon: Being a couple in ministry is a daunting and difficult task. Many couples find that ministry is all-encompassing, time with your spouse is hard to prioritize, the pressure is overwhelming and balance seems impossible. It’s a unique calling with unique challenges and often comes with less-than-adequate preparation, training, or even warning. In read more…

  • Church Planting and Differentiation www.discipleship.org

    by Ralph Moore: Every new business needs to differentiate itself from all others. Else, why the need for a new business? Church planting necessitates differentiation. These days, being different may open otherwise hostile hearts and minds. We face a rising generation more interested in healing hurts and sustaining resources than they are in traditional spiritual matters. read more…

  • 11 Ways To Make Christmas Your Best Outreach of the Year www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: Any idea what the best outreach opportunity of the year at your church might be? You might think it’s an event you do, or perhaps it’s Easter. But whether Christmas has historically been your best opportunity to reach unchurched people or not, I believe it could be. You may think it’s far too read more…

  • Newsletter — November 2017

    Resourcing Ministry Launch Vision Have you ever heard a church planter or pastor lament about their church’s “giving problem”? We have, but we don’t buy that excuse. In most cases their churches don’t have giving problems. They have vision problems. They lack a clear, compelling vision that communicates where God is leading the church and read more…

  • How to Choose Disciples Wisely www.discipleship.org

    by Craig Etheredge: Making disciples begins with people, but the question is who? This is a crucial question, because you may never have invested your life into another person or you may not be sure how to get started. If either of those is you, don’t worry. God is preparing you right now to make a read more…