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Helpful Church Planting Posts

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

  • www.discipleship.org

    by Bobby Harrington: Our goal is to help you find the best guides out there so you can become a more effective disciple maker. That’s why we’re going to be introducing our disciple-making partners to you, our Discipleship-First Tribe. This week we want you to meet Jason Henderson, Chief Operations Officer at Renew. We interviewed Jason about his read more…

  • by Carey Nieuwhof: How do you retain your best team members when you can’t pay them more? That’s an easier question to answer than you might imagine. First, I believe every employer should pay their team members well. I’ve always tried to pay my staff a living wage—well enough that your team doesn’t have to read more…

  • by Greg Curtis: In 1999, I saw them throughout my church but thought they would leave it, unconnected. Several business owners were coming into my church and connecting at a descent level with me personally but not relationally with others in the church. I began asking myself why and came up with these 2 observations: read more…

  • www.discipleship.org

    by Doug Holliday: My dear friend Michael Titus serves as the country Director for J-Life Tanzania. Michael grew up in a Muslim home, yet Christ miraculously appeared to him in a dream. The next day, a Sunday, he walked almost 15 miles to the nearest church. When he arrived, the worship service had already started. read more…

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    by Healthy Growing Churches: Last week, we began our discussion about Leading Through Conflict. Feel free to check out that post before moving on to this one. People long to be connected to something, and our hope should extend towards the type of connection that is positive and leads hearts closer to the Holy Spirit. read more…

  • By Greg Curtis: Nathan was a high schooler when I first met him in Next Steps. He was such a great guy, easy to talk with and helpful beyond belief. I began to think that his helpfulness came from the fact that he grew up as the oldest of 8 children. I was wrong. Nathan read more…

  • www.unseminary.com

    by unSeminary: Why do people come to church? When you think about it from a broader, cultural context, it’s sort of an unusual behavior. Especially when it seems like the new studies on church attendance that come out every week all point to the national decline in church attendance. Still, in spite of the statistics, read more…