Category: Worship Planning
Do These 8 Steps When Your Church Launches a New Series
by Rich Birch: Church growth is more of a flywheel than a cannon shot. It requires consistent energy applied in the same direction over time to see results. It doesn’t happen overnight but as you gain traction the small wins start to add up and something truly amazing happens. A […]
Episode 189: Leadership & Multiethnic Ministry
How do you keep your congregation unified when there is a language barrier? In Episode 189 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about some ways to remove the language barrier in a multiethnic ministry. Here’s Lynn with today’s question: Do you recommend utilizing headsets for a congregation that speaks […]
20+ Downloadable Graphics Your Church Can Use to Promote Baptisms
by Rich Birch: Baptism is a vitally important part of discipleship process for the people at your church. It’s also an amazing time in the life of your church. Make sure that you are leveraging this opportunity in the life of your church to communicate about all the life change […]
My Top 5 Church Planting Lessons
By Shawn Lovejoy: As I reflect on my church planting experience at Mountain Lake Church in Cumming, Georgia, I am often amazed at how much God did and how much I learned through the process – and the ups and downs! As I reflect on everything that’s happened in my […]
5 Ways to Use Scarcity to Drive Engagement at Your Church
by Rich Birch: Supply and demand is not only a fundamental economic principle, but a cultural assumption. When the supply of a product or service becomes scarce, it becomes more valuable. If there is an unlimited availability, it simply remains worthless for people. Is it possible to leverage scarcity to […]
5 Reasons Your Church Needs to Do (At Least) Two Services Every Sunday!
by Rich Birch: “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.” – Jesus (Luke 10:2) It is a fact that doing one service every Sunday is easier than […]
What preaching pathway works best for the early years of a church plant?
Use the first 3 years to establish your church and establish your people. Adopt flexible preaching pathways that free the pastor to lead. Preaching in the early years of a church plant establish the DNA of the church and establish a solid foundation for the people you attract. Or perhaps […]