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What to do when you get harassed by someone in your church

by Peyton Jones: This week Pete Mitchell and I discuss What to do when you get harassed by someone in your church. To get straight to listening click here and to download in iTunes click here. We had a podcast a few weeks ago where we started talking about this topic but this is a […]


We Lose Men to Save Men

by Peyton Jones: I have to warn you about this God of ours.  I’ll let you in on a little secret about Him.  He cares a lot about the people out there.  So much so, that he’d sacrifice His own son to reach them…and he’d sacrifice you. Let me say that […]


7 Things That Will Drive Future Church Growth

by Carey Nieuwhof: You got into church leadership because you wanted to introduce people to Jesus. That’s pretty much how all of us begin, isn’t it? And yet every year, it seems to get harder to reach people. It’s not for lack of effort. Most church leaders try hard, pray hard […]


Church Planting is Hard

by Peyton Jones: Paul was a man on the move, like a gospel Navy Seal, he would infiltrate a culture, and with deadly efficiency, complete his objective, nail his target, and he was gone with a splash as he moved on to the next one. The glass slipper of a mega church […]


The Best Path to Accelerate the Development of High-Capacity Leaders in Large Churches

By Brent Dolfo: In their newly released research on multisite trends, Dave Travis and Warren Bird reveal some of the ‘why’ behind “the dramatic growth of church planting and of multisite,” particularly among the emerging generation of leaders. According to the report, leaders are converging on a new mindset: one […]


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 […]


Episode 255: Tim Keller on The Vanishing Neighbor & Polarization

by NewChurches.com: In cities today, people are dividing more often than uniting and coming together. In Episode 255 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we wanted to share snippets of Tim Keller’s talk at our last Church Planting Fellowship Network in November 2017 where he shared 5 trends in urban cities. […]


The New Multiplication Movement

by Dave Travis: Our fearless research director, Dr. Warren Bird, has done it again. By mining the great insights of the polling we did in 2017 he has uncovered more great facts that clearly show how the multiplication mindset permeates today’s thinking. The next generation of church pastors is aiming to grow […]


What is a Ninja Planter?

by Peyton Jones: Paul was a “ninja planter” always on the move like the Ronin of Feudal Japan. In Acts 19, Paul stopped walking the earth like Kane from “da Kung Fu” and began training up multiple ninjas from his church planting dojo headquarters in Ephesus.  Acts 19:10 tells us that for […]


Planning to reach your community? Here’s how to plan:

by Peyton Jones: This week Pete Mitchell and I discuss the importance of forward planning when you’re trying to reach a community. To get straight to listening click here and to download in iTunes click here. If you do not plan then you are planning to fail. Looking ahead and developing an actionable plan for […]