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Helpful Church Planting Posts

Our blog along with curated content from other church planting thought-leaders and practitioners

  • www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: Mark Clark and Carey talk about their different approaches to preaching, how to reach unchurched people and how to preach to churched and unchurched people with Biblical integrity. Plus, Carey and Mark share some of their favourite insights from their brand new course, The Art of Better Preaching. Welcome to Episode 197 read more…

  • www.newchurches.com

    By NewChurches.com: Have you ever planted a new tree in your yard? The first year you frequently water it to make sure that it takes hold in your yard. The second year you can tell that it’s growing, but maybe you were really hoping it would be bigger and fuller this season? And then, all of read more…

  • www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: If you preach with any regularity, you know the pressure that comes with staring at a blank screen with a deadline approaching. And if you communicate regularly within the context of the local church, like I do, you quickly discover that Sundays come around whether you’re ready or not. I get asked read more…

  • www.newchurches.com

    By Daniel Im: Churches that multiply do not see their volunteers as hirelings to carry out grunt work so that the pastors can do the real work of ministry. Churches that multiply live out Ephesians 4:11–13 and believe that every member is a minister. This is because leadership development is not just about teaching people leadership read more…

  • www.healthygrowingchurches.com

    by Dave Phillips: Every church has a culture captured within the DNA of its people and reflected in the values and vision of its leadership. Whether it’s good or bad, well, that’s a whole different story! In this post, we want to explore one aspect of culture that has to do with creating an organic, read more…

  • www.newchurches.com

    By Ed Stetzer: Most of us know how essential volunteers are to making sure our churches are as effective as they need to be. Churches need to develop an ethos of valuing volunteers, but in order for churches to thrive, they would do best to raise up volunteers who are leaders and choose leaders who have read more…

  • www.peytonjones.ninja

    by Peyton Jones: I hope you enjoyed this series on the real life factors of becoming a bi-vocational minister. If you missed any of the posts you can find links back to them here.BALANCING THREE FACTORS Types of Employment PERSONAL FINANCES In summary, Ninjas have catlike reflexes. They can move smoothly, and effortlessly like a read more…