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Helpful Church Planting Posts

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

  • 8 Axioms of Church Staff Hiring www.unseminary.com

    by Rich Birch: One of the facts of leading a growing ministry is that you are going to have to get really good at hiring a great team. In fact, as the church grows, often the core leadership team will spend a large portion of its time in simply acquiring a fantastic team to push read more…

  • 12 Steps of a Multisite Launch Timeline www.newchurches.com

    By Ethan Welch: So you’re thinking about laughing a new campus? There are many questions every church faces when exploring this opportunity. Topics like location, facility, staffing  timelines, and finances are all important to cover and address in the process. Let’s walk through 12 steps to help your new campus launch well. 1. Decision Early on, your church’s pastor, team leaders, or read more…

  • How to Tell if A New Volunteer is Truly a Leader (Or Simply a Doer) www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: I recently surveyed 1400 small and mid-sized church pastors to find out what they struggle with most as their church grows. They overwhelmingly identified developing leaders as their top challenge. Don’t get me wrong, there were many more issues (I address the big eight in my new course, Breaking 200 Without Breaking You, read more…

  • Maximize these 3 Amazon Nonprofit Programs for Your Church www.churchplantingtactics.com

    by Patrick Bradley: Amazon is generous to nonprofits. Here are some ideas to maximize 3 of their Amazon nonprofit programs for your church. Two of the three programs may require you to have your 501c3 Determination Letter back from the IRS. So if you haven’t already filed, here’s yet another reason to take care of read more…

  • Transformation Must Go Through The Heart www.discipleship.org

    by Monte Starkes: In the Bible, a person’s heart often refers to the whole inner person: their thoughts, feelings, desires, and choices. Jesus discipled his men at the heart level. He asked powerful questions, he confronted their motivations, and engaged them in the deepest areas of their hearts. Jesus is not in the business of simple read more…

  • Should Church Branding Matter? www.newchurches.com

    By Micah Fries: Should branding matter for your church? Let’s think through this topic both biblically and practically if it matters and what you need to do about it. Every church has a brand. There is no such thing as a church without a brand. A brand is simply what a community thinks about a church. read more…

  • Newsletter — Sept 2017

    The Fall Harvest Church Plant Budget Let’s face it, most church planters don’t have a degree in finance. Yet most will be responsible with determining how the church handles its finances. This can be a scary undertaking for many church planters. That’s why we’ve developed a Church Plant Budget Worksheet that helps church planters create read more…