Grow Your Passion with Derwin Gray
By Shawn Lovejoy: Passion is central to being a courageous leader. Derwin Gray, former NFL football player, founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church, and today’s guest, believes the process of growing our passion lies in our motives. In this episode of The CourageToLead Podcast with Shawn Lovejoy, Derwin shares […]
Loving the Church You Serve with Carl Kuhl
By unSeminary.com: Thanks for joining us for this week’s unSeminary podcast. Today we’re talking with church planter and lead pastor Carl Kuhl from Mosaic Christian Church in Maryland. Mosaic was planted in the fall of 2008, launching first in a movie theater, and has become one of the fastest growing […]
How Do I Discern a Call to Church Planting?
Home > Blog > How Do I Discern a Call to Church Planting? How Do I Discern a Call to Church Planting? By New Churches Team Discerning a call to church planting is a process. A lot of it is intangible. When Ed Stetzer planted his first church, he was […]
What Are Your Motivations for Church Planting?
Home > Blog > What Are Your Motivations for Church Planting? October 14, 2020 What Are Your Motivations for Church Planting? By New Churches Team How We Identify with Our Work A job. A job is work someone does to get a paycheck and benefits. Ultimately, they are doing their […]
What Is Bivocational Ministry?
Home > Blog > What Is Bivocational Ministry? What Is Bivocational Ministry? By Hugh Halter My wife and I have served in bivocational ministry for over 25 years. With our first church plant, we served in the inner city, so we often faced the pressure of “Do we take more […]
Why You Shouldn’t Quit Ministry Right Now, Even Though You Feel Like It
by Carey Nieuwhof: You’ve probably thought about quitting recently. The data David Kinnaman, President of Barna Group shares weekly on our joint podcast, Church Pulse Weekly, shows that pastors are more discouraged than ever, are worried about much lower effectiveness in their ministry post-COVID, and that 20% of churches might […]
Manna Church’s Multisite Strategy
By: Portable Church Industries Manna Church’s Multisite Strategy Multisite | .et_post_meta_wrapper Whitepaper #2 on unique Multisite Strategies. (See the first whitepaper featuring Life.Church here). Manna Church based in NC was featured in Outreach Magazines Top 100 list on all three of their categories, Fastest Growing, Largest and Top Reproducing […]
Prayer During a Pandemic – Part One
Home > Blog > Prayer During a Pandemic – Part One Prayer During a Pandemic – Part One By Ed Stetzer A global pandemic calls God’s church to prayer. On Sunday, March 15, a National Day of Prayer was held regarding the ongoing pandemic that we currently face in our […]