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  • A Church That Makes An Impact Sample Outreach Ideas   Do you remember when Covid-19 forced us to stay at home and keep our distance from people when venturing out to get essentials like milk and toilet paper? For some introverts this was an answer to prayer, but for most people it was torture. All read more…

  • Turning Vision Into Reality Developing Foundational Documents The Easy Way   You probably didn’t get into ministry so you could develop or refine church bylaws. You signed up to reach the lost with the Gospel. At Passion for Planting, we want church planters focused on making disciples, not church charters. That’s why we’ve created free templates read more…

  • Is Preaching Still Relevant? Eliminate Boring Sermons   Have you ever struggled with writer’s block while working on a sermon? Have you every found yourself yawning while reviewing it? Honest preachers have. So, what do you do when your creative juices stop flowing and your sermon is putting you to sleep? Carey Nieuwhof offers answers read more…

  • Looking Forward Preparing for 2050   During most of the 20th century the Eastman Kodak company dominated the film industry. For over one hundred years the company was at the top of its industry. All of that changed, however, in the late 1990’s as film sales began to plummet due to the popularization of digital read more…

  • The Priority of Prayer Prayer Team Strategy Template   No team you develop will be more important than your intercessory prayer team. There will be no partner more important, no project more significant than the army of prayer warriors you recruit to intercede for your church plant. Getting your prayer team up and running early read more…

  • Fueling Generosity Fundraising Strategy Template One thing that the Bible makes clear is how God provides. Whether by splitting a sea, healing sickness, or providing the finances to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, God provides. When church leaders are listening to God’s voice and following his direction, he delights to provide. God’s provision follows His read more…

  • Multiplying Your Influence Leadership Development Strategy Template How does your church develop leaders? Do you have an intentional strategy to help future leaders grow in their competency, character, and capacity? Don’t feel bad if you can’t answer that question with confidence. Most churches don’t have a defined strategy that guides them in this endeavor. That’s why read more…