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Category: General Church Planting


Happy 2nd Birthday Canvas Church!

“Passion for Planting is where the rubber meets the road. In church planting, we often dream big and shoot for the sky – and you absolutely should. However, Passion For Planting helped me digest big ideas and create practical ways to execute them; in other words, they helped me turn […]

Why You Don’t Need A Building

In Acts 19:9-10 we’re told that Paul spent two years ministering in Ephesus. Staying in one city for multiple years was rare for Paul. Why did Paul stay there for so long? It’s probably because of the fruit he saw God producing through his ministry there. Acts 19:10 tells us […]

In The Middle of The Marketplace

In the early years of the church Christians were oftentimes considered atheists by their neighbors. That’s because Christians didn’t travel to a dedicated temple to worship their deity. Instead, they referred to themselves as the temple (1 Cor. 3:16; 6:19). They knew without a doubt that the church wasn’t a […]


Prepare Before You Pursue

Church planters are a passionate bunch. We’re not surprised that once inspired to plant, the temptation is to immediately dive into the deep end of the pool. If that’s where you are, take a deep breath, slow down, and make sure you’re equipped for the journey ahead. Understand that vision […]


Outreach Ideas

Do you remember when Covid-19 forced us to stay at home and observe physical distancing protocols if we dared venture out into public spaces? For some introverts this was an answer to prayer, but for most people it was torture. All the physical distancing and time away from friends and […]


Episode 608: Preaching

By NewChurches.com: In Episode 608 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss what it looks like to build back better in regards to preaching. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: How we should approach online church in the future Ways to emphasize in-person church and groups  Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches): […]


Episode 606: Team Development

By NewChurches.com: In Episode 606 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss what it looks like to build back better in regards to team development. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: Why you need a structure to team development How to create an environment that engages feedback  Shareable Quotes […]

PODCAST 137: Resi & Analytics of Online Church Services

By TheChurch.Digital: Are our physical services effective? Typically, we measure butts in seats to get that number. Did more people come this week than last week? You’re heading in the right direction. In most situations, butts in seats is a horrible analytic. That being said, it’s necessary… but there are […]


Leveraging Research to Drive Design & Communication Insights at Crossroads Church with Vivienne Bechtold

By unSeminary: Thanks for tuning in to this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re excited to be talking with Vivienne Bechtold, the Director of Studio and Leadership Development at Crossroads Church in Ohio. Crossroads has been one of the fastest growing churches in the country for several years, but this growth hasn’t […]

Tendencies That Sabotage Team Building

By Shawn Lovejoy: When building a team, we all start with great intentions. Then disruption comes and it can be hard to tell where things went wrong. Can we get real? You may be sabotaging your team without even realizing it. Disclaimer: this is actually a lot more common than […]