When Does a Management Team Win?
By Patrick Bradley: What is the end game for a church plant Management Team? When does a Management Team win? Understanding the Management Team win is important in recruiting team members and in keeping everyone shooting at the same target. You’ll have a Management Team for several years and even […]
3 Critical Phases for Launching Your First Campus
by Josh Whitehead: Multisite: Extending Your Church’s Reach Every Pastor has a vision – a vision to make a difference in their community for the cause of Christ. And, every Pastor pursues this vision in a different way. For many churches, extending your reach into your surrounding communities will be […]
Church Planting with Kids
By Stephanie McGraw: If you’re a parent and ministry worker, you know how hard it can be to juggle the responsibilities of family and church. On one hand, you have your church family who looks to you for spiritual guidance and wisdom, and on the other, you have your family at […]
4 Reasons You Need a Church Plant Management Team
by Patrick Bradley: A church plant Management Team plays several crucial roles in supporting the planter during the early stages of the new church. Go without a Management Team and you’ll be at risk for the following reasons. If you’re starting a legally autonomous church congregation, you should not be […]
How to Be Successful Like David Brainerd
by Brandon A. Cox: How do you define success? Most of us think about our net worth, our ranking at work, or our preparedness for a blissful and happy retirement. The problem with success, defined in conventional terms, is that it’s usually a moving target. I create a sort of […]
7 Ways Otherwise Great Leaders Blow It When Leading Change
by Carey Nieuwhof: Almost every leader I’ve ever met wants to change something. If I asked you right now what you’d love to change in your church or organization, you’d probably be able to offer an answer within seconds. Some of you want to change everything. If you don’t want to […]
“Sanctified Disruption” A Millennial Conversation with Mingo Palacios
By John Poitevent: Recently, Leadership Network VP Greg Ligon and Innovate:NOW! Director John Poitevent talked with Mingo Palacios, Pastor of Evangelism and Culture at Saddleback Church. Drawing from his experience with young adults, “micro sites” and creative worship, Mingo shared his thoughts on the future of the church and how “sanctified disruption” might […]
What is a Church Plant Management Team?
By Patrick Bradley: Autonomous church planters should come under the authority of a church plant Management Team. Here’s what a Management Team is: The New Testament makes a strong case for congregations being overseen by a plurality of Elders. But when you’re starting a new church from scratch, you won’t […]