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Newsletter — May 2016

Church Planter Resources FREE Church Planter Self-Assessments Self-Assessments are simply measuring your responses in one venue and using them to predict how you perform or respond in another venue. We use assessments because they can save us time and effort in learning to appreciate and appropriate the areas in which we […]

Launch Plan Tip #288 — Select Church Name

Every legal entity must have a name. In the case of the church, the name communicates many things about who you are. The name of the church should flow directly out of your philosophy of ministry. Once you have defined the mission, vision and core values for the church, you’re […]

Newsletter – April 2016

Helping Church Planters Coach’s Corner Ever wonder why some people are just not happy or content? Or, have you ever met someone who suffers from a blindspot and everyone around them is aware but they are oblivious? Do you relate? Creed Branson introduced a series in January addressing Seven Character […]

Free Resources Added – April 2016

Since launching the new website three weeks ago, we’ve seen our 400+ free resources downloaded by dozens of people, a total of over 2,000 downloads. It’s amazing to see the wide range of topics that are downloaded. This is just a quick post to let you know how to find the […]

Newsletter – March 2016

Welcome! Residency Program The goal of our 10-month program is to train and equip a small group of those who are called to plant a church by walking them through the process. Through the course of the residency our cohort will write vision and mission statements, develop their launch plan, preach […]

Newsletter – February 2016

Passion for Planting is hosting a pre-conference intensive at both Expo East and Expo West this year. Join Aubrey Malphurs, John Worcester, Phil Ling and Passion for Planting for an interactive look at significant phases you will work through in launching a healthy church that reaches people far from God. No hype […]

Newsletter — Jan 2016

Welcome to our first Newsletter for 2016! We are thrilled to launch the Passion for Planting (P4P) newsletter. Our mission is to keep church planters focused on people, the people God has called you to reach. In the coming issues we will be sharing many of the lessons we’ve learned over […]

Church Planting Tutorial: 23. Final Thoughts

Here are some suggested items check out after completing this tutorial: Free Resources – This is a comprehensive list of free church planting resources including our template new church launch plan with over 400 actions and our new church equipment list. Philosophy of Ministry – Work through the development of your church’s […]

Church Planting Tutorial: 22. Exponential

Exponential is a growing community of leaders committed to accelerating the multiplication of healthy, reproducing faith communities. We equip movement makers with actionable principles, ideas and solutions. Exponential Conference: Exponential hosts the largest gatherings of church planters on the planet with opportunities to learn from exceptional leaders in church planting […]

Church Planting Tutorial: 21. Legacy / Restart

Very little has been written on the subject of church restarts or church relaunching.   Slightly more literature has been written on turnaround churches, but the pool of resources are very limited.  This tutorial provides some basics and explains the differences between relaunching, restarting and renewing / turnaround. Why do churches […]