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Helpful Church Planting Posts

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  • www.discipleship.org

    by Jim Putman: What is wisdom? The dictionary defines wisdom as the ability to discern what is true or right. This is a problematic definition for me because our modern culture believes that what is right for you is right for you and what is right for me is right for me. So–how do we discern what is right and true when read more…

  • www.careynieuwhof.com

    by Carey Nieuwhof: Everything has its season. And the season of the cool church is, in many ways, coming to an end. Recently, I wrote a post that generated a lot of discussion online and offline about why charismatic churches are growing and attractional churches are past peak. You can read that post here. To drill down read more…

  • www.discipleship.org

    by Regi Campbell: Take a look at how Jesus engaged men to become His disciples and ultimately the first disciple makers. As I read the New Testament, I see two keys to how Jesus drew people to himself: Jesus had a good reputation in general. We know He “grew in wisdom and stature and in favor read more…

  • Leadership = Stewardship 3 Leadership Development Tools If you’re a church leader you’re in the people business. According to Ephesians 4:11-16, one of your main responsibilities as a church leader is to equip believers to use their gifts and passions for the sake of Christ’s church. However, where, when and how does this equipping take read more…

  • www.discipleship.org

    by Bill Hull and Bobby Harrington: The gospel and covenant commitment we wrote about in Chapter 1 of the free eBook, Evangelism or Discipleship: Can They Effectively Work Together? will ensure that evangelism more naturally leads to discipleship. The process takes us beyond a focus on decisions to a focus on entering into covenant relationships. We do read more…

  • www.careynieuwhof.com

    Today’s post is written by Tony Morgan, Founder of The UnStuck Group.  Here’s a church growth lid I don’t hear people talking about very often—your org chart. Yep, the way your church is structured can actually cap your growth. It very commonly does. A bad structure negatively impacts the health and effectiveness of the team, which read more…

  • www.unseminary.com

    Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast! We have the pleasure of hearing from a familiar voice today. Tim Stevens is no stranger to the podcast, and he’s talked with us before about his work with Vanderbloemen Search Group. Today, though, the topic is different. While Tim works with VSG to help churches find staff, he’s read more…