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Helpful Church Planting Posts

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  • What Is Church? Church Circle If your church has a desire to plant churches, it’s essential that you have a clear understanding of what a church is. If you don’t, how will you know if you’ve actually planted a church? Think: do you have a clear understanding of what a church is? For instance, when read more…

  • Developing Leaders – Like Jesus Leadership Development Strategy Template How does your church develop leaders? Do you have an intentional strategy for helping future leaders mature in their competency, character, and confidence? Don’t feel bad if you don’t. Too many churches never get around to defining a strategy that guides them in this endeavor. That’s why read more…

  • Reaching The Lost How Do Movements Start? Jesus didn’t start a church; he started a Kingdom movement which spread across the globe. It’s like he infected his disciples with a contagious virus that they couldn’t help but spread wherever they went. Can this type of movement happen again? It happened in the 1970’s through a read more…

  • The Winning Combination Church Staff Hiring Process Hiring staff members can be an intimidating and complicated process. Too many church planters make the mistake of hiring a friend without putting them through a formal interview process. This will often lead to conflict that could have been avoided if the candidate had been evaluated through a read more…

  • New Year, New Goals Fuel Your Passion If you’re serious about losing weight this year, you probably have a plan on how you’ll do it. That plan probably includes an adjustment to your diet and exercise regimen which will help you burn more calories than you consume. If you do that, you’re almost guaranteed to read more…

  • The Best News Ever What’s Your Story? Your church has a compelling story to share with your community. Make sure to craft that story in a way that appeals to them. This is why before developing a marketing strategy, you have to do some contextualization homework. That will help you craft a message that quickly read more…

  • We’re Better Together You Are An Equipper As a church planter, what is your primary function? Are you predominately a preacher, teacher, pastor, or event coordinator? No. Your primary function as a church planter is an equipper. You need to supply your people with a constant source of vision, so they can see where God read more…