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The Loneliness of Church Planting

by John Starke: For the last decade or so, there’s been a deepened interest in urban church planting. Young guys move into big cities with visions of planting “a church for the city.” They want to live in the neighborhoods that many evangelical churches attempted to escape in previous decades. […]

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Church Planting across Ethnic Lines

by Joel Kurz: Nine years ago, my wife and I (both of us white) moved into a neighborhood where we were an ethnic minority. We wanted to plant a church. Over the years, our idealism has been crushed, we’ve hit rock bottom, experienced a rebirth of vision, and have slowly […]

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3 Critical Phases for Launching Your First Campus

by Josh Whitehead: Multisite: Extending Your Church’s Reach Every Pastor has a vision – a vision to make a difference in their community for the cause of Christ. And, every Pastor pursues this vision in a different way. For many churches, extending your reach into your surrounding communities will be […]

Exponential East 2017 Pre-Conference, Day 2

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 […]

Thanks for a Great Year!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re just about to wrap up 2016! This has been a fantastic year on many fronts and we want to take a moment and say thanks to all of you for being part of this incredible journey we call church planting. Thanks for what you do […]

Timing Is Everything: Why Your Pre-launch Phase Matters

I’m an ENTP. That’s not an abbreviation for entrepreneur, but it could be. It’s my Myers-Briggs personality profile. Statistically speaking, most church planters tend to be ENTP or a similar profile, with a knack for starting new things and the gumption to dream big. But often what accompanies the “typical” […]

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The 6 Steps of Planning (Starting a New Church)

Planning is the process of first thinking about and then organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal. The Tension I like to plan. My wife sometimes says I like to plan too much – guilty! I do believe, however, that tension exists between our desires to plan and […]