Location Location Location
by Peyton Jones: I’ve looked at some pretty weird places to hold church. I once took my leaders to a trucker stop and they thought I was crazy. When they asked me where the childcare would go, I pointed at the ball pit over at the Burger King. One of the […]
Church Attendance Is Dying. Here’s What’s Next.
by Carey Nieuwhof: Church attendance is dying. Big time. It’s not just reflected in the size of the decline, it’s reflected in the quality and nuances of those numbers. At least two massive, seismic shifts are at work in our culture causing this. First, we’re moving from Christendom into a […]
What are You Launching?
by Peyton Jones: What are you going to do? You should have answered the question early on. Why is it always the same jack-in-the-box church that pops up all the time?Church history doesn’t remember the guys who just unpacked an Ikea prefab church in the middle of another neighborhood like a […]
CNLP 200: Joshua Gagnon on Rapid Growth, Launching Big and Staying Sane in Leadership
Joshua Gagnon planted Next Level Church a decade ago. It’s become the fastest growing and one of the largest churches in New England history, and has now expanded into Florida. Joshua talks about what’s driving the growth, how it’s keeping up and how he manages to stay sane amidst all […]
Two Church Planting Startup Models
By Ed Stetzer: It is important to remember that ‘missiology’ is not a thing. It is things. Some people say, “We just have to think missiologically.” But, they need to know that a missiology of a tribal people group in Papau New Guinea is very different than a missiology of Chicago’s […]
Why Rural Ministry Should Matter for Every Church with Dr. Glenn Daman
by Rich Birch: Thanks for joining in for another episode of the unSeminary podcast. Today I’m happy to introduce a new friend and guest, Dr. Glenn Daman, pastor at River Christian Church near Portland, Oregon. River Christian is a small church in a rural community near Portland. Glenn is with […]
Church Planting with Caesar Kalinowski
by Peyton Jones: This week I get to sit down with Caesar Kalinowski to talk about some church planting goodness. To get straight to listening click here and to download in iTunes click here. Caesar is one of the founding members of Soma communities and the author of Gospel Primer and Bigger Gospel. Caesar […]
How to Share Your Faith Critically and Contextually Today
By Ed Stetzer: In every time period and historical context during which it has been shared, the gospel has confronted culture in one way or another. During the years of Christ’s ministry, it challenged the mistreatment of the poor. During the Reformation, it drove Martin Luther to condemn the selling of […]