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Tips for Launching Your Next Church

/row by Leadership Network: How many of these questions are your church’s senior leadership team asking…… How will you identify and develop internal leaders for your next church plant? Will going multisite exhaust your church’s leaders and staff? Should you build new or use existing space for your next church […]

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The End Product of Discipleship

by Craig Etheredge: Jesus’ commission was clear, “Go make disciples of all nations.” The key command—the divine imperative—is to make disciples. But what exactly is a disciple? The life of Vince Lombardi, who was arguably one of the greatest football coaches of all time, provides a great analogy for the […]

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5 Simple Changes to Make Your Church More Unchurched Friendly – unSeminary

by Rich Birch: You got into the ministry to reach people with the timeless message of Jesus. At some time in your journey, you’ve probably shed tears over the fact that there are people in your community who don’t follow him. You didn’t get in this to keep the people […]

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Keys for Developing High Potential Millennial Leaders

by Brent Dolfo: Lee Kricher took on a nearly impossible task. In 2003, he became pastor of Amplify Church in Pittsburgh. It was a declining church of less than 200 aging parishioners. Early in the process Lee cast vision for a “New Generation Church”, one where the attendees’ average age is […]

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Planting Churches in a Multiethnic Context

By Ray Chang: To understand what is a multiethnic church, we need to understand what multiethnic means. We also must understand the vision that God has for His church and where that vision comes from. What is a multiethnic church? Multiethnic is when a church is composed of one primary language […]

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If You’re Tired of Doing Everything Yourself As a Leader, Read This

by Carey Nieuwhof: Tired of doing everything yourself? Most leaders are. And yet we feel we have to do it or it won’t get done right, or maybe it won’t get done at all. I’ve been there. I get it. But the question is why? Why do so many leaders end […]

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Get These 3 Free Products from Google for Nonprofits

by Patrick Bradley: Google has plenty of free* products generally, but there are a few premium services they offer only to qualifying nonprofits. Check out these 3 free things you get from Google for Nonprofits: Unfortunately, the first thing they do in your application process is ping the IRS’s online […]

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8 Axioms of Church Staff Hiring

by Rich Birch: One of the facts of leading a growing ministry is that you are going to have to get really good at hiring a great team. In fact, as the church grows, often the core leadership team will spend a large portion of its time in simply acquiring […]

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12 Steps of a Multisite Launch Timeline

By Ethan Welch: So you’re thinking about laughing a new campus? There are many questions every church faces when exploring this opportunity. Topics like location, facility, staffing  timelines, and finances are all important to cover and address in the process. Let’s walk through 12 steps to help your new campus launch well. 1. Decision Early on, your […]

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How to Tell if A New Volunteer is Truly a Leader (Or Simply a Doer)

by Carey Nieuwhof: I recently surveyed 1400 small and mid-sized church pastors to find out what they struggle with most as their church grows. They overwhelmingly identified developing leaders as their top challenge. Don’t get me wrong, there were many more issues (I address the big eight in my new course, […]