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Category: Launch Strategy

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The Distinctions of Networked, Family, and Multisite Churches

By Drew Hyun: One of the common questions I’m asked is how we’re structured as a family of churches, so I thought it’d be helpful to clarify the differences between a networked church, a family of churches, and a multisite church in terms of structure. Ultimately, the structure all relates to […]

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3 Components of a Healthy Church Planting Model

by Brandon A. Cox: We’re so “ether-or” in our viewpoints, aren’t we? We have a tendency to form an opinion, stake a position, and defend it against anything that looks different. Tension can be good. Out of tension flows a creative discussion and differences of opinion that force us to […]

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Episode 270: Dynamics of Starting a Fourth Site

by NewChurches.com: When starting your fourth campus, your strategy may change, but your vision and values should stay the same. In Episode 270 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss things to consider when planting your fourth site. Here’s Howard with today’s question: We are a three-site church and are […]

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All About Multisite: Campus Growth Barriers, Multisite vs. Church Planting & Leadership Development – unSeminary

by Rich Birch: Welcome to our new podcast all about multisite! I’m chatting with a group of multisite ninjas and answering your questions about the ins and outs of launching new campuses. Our group is as follows: Natalie Frisk is our family ministry expert. She is a key leader from […]

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7 Realities of Recruiting Multisite Church Launch Teams – unSeminary

by Rich Birch: There is no doubt that the multisite church movement has blossomed, and has a massive impact on the church today. In fact, today in North America one in six people attend a multisite church campus. That fact astonishes me! Each one of those campuses has had a […]

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Jesus Commands us to Go

by Peyton Jones: The stage lights were hot. Sweat poured down his cheeks, and he could feel a solitary bead of sweat sliding slowly down the bridge of his nose, tickling as it went. He knew that he’d never be invited back after the monologue he’d just challenged the crowd […]

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How to Decide Between a Fall and Spring Church Plant Launch

by Patrick Bradley: It is generally acknowledged that there are 2 best windows for a church plant launch in the US: fall (Sep/Oct) and spring (Feb/Mar). How will you decide? The windows work kind of like a space shuttle landing – in its day, it couldn’t come down just anywhere. […]

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CHURCH ZERO

by Peyton Jones: When Jesus ascended with His work unfinished, He knew that no one person was going to be able to follow in His wake. The five kitbags each represent a specific skillset necessary for a church leadership team, like a sapper, sniper, commando, Navy SEAL, and heavy weapons […]

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He Blinded Me With Science

by Peyton Jones: Continuing from my previous blog, when you look at Paul, there was no “i” in his name, or in his methods. Paul recruited teams of diverse leaders. Like a wise master builder (or contractor), Paul was able to draft plumbers, framers, roofers, and electricians so to speak when […]

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I Can’t Wait Until We Are In Our Own Building

by Dave Travis: “I can’t wait until we are in our own building.” Not so fast. This statement is heard a lot among church planters and campus pastors who are currently in portable facilities. It is easy to get fatigued running the week in, week out, load in and load out […]