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Newsletter August 2022

A Church For Your Community External Focus   Every church must fight to be an externally focused church. Naturally, churches tend to have a gravitational force at their center drawing its focus inward. Think about what most pastors spend their time doing: pastoral care/counseling, sermon preparation, worship service planning, leadership […]

Newsletter July 2022

Team Building Team Time   One skill church planters must master is stewarding the time they have with their team. Your time is valuable. Your team’s time is valuable. That’s why you need a plan for how you’ll make the most of your time together. One meeting format we’ve seen […]

Newsletter June 2022

Context Is King Studying Your Context   Our world is changing. Despite a pandemic and war, population continues to rise, and nations are becoming more diverse. In fact, by the year 2050 experts predict that there will no longer be a majority race in the United States. As church planters, […]

Newsletter May 2022

Funding the Vision Launch Vision Template   One common mistake church planters make when it comes to fundraising is focusing their messaging on the needs of their target community. They highlight statistics, thinking that’s going to motivate people to give. However, people generally don’t give generously to cover expenses or affect […]

Newsletter April 2022

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 […]

Newsletter March 2022

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 […]

Newsletter February 2022

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 […]

Newsletter January 2022

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 […]

Newsletter December 2021

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 […]

Newsletter November 2021

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 […]