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The Loneliness of Church Planting

by John Starke: For the last decade or so, there’s been a deepened interest in urban church planting. Young guys move into big cities with visions of planting “a church for the city.” They want to live in the neighborhoods that many evangelical churches attempted to escape in previous decades. […]

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Church Planting across Ethnic Lines

by Joel Kurz: Nine years ago, my wife and I (both of us white) moved into a neighborhood where we were an ethnic minority. We wanted to plant a church. Over the years, our idealism has been crushed, we’ve hit rock bottom, experienced a rebirth of vision, and have slowly […]

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Leadership and the Campus Pastor

By Stephen Smith: In any and all organizations, the leadership quotient can never be understated. Mountains of books exist on the subject. Whole industries are built around sharpening leaders. If you’ve been in leadership for any period of time, you know how important that sharpening time is. Let’s talk then […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Evangelism Research [Ready-To-Use-Resources]

by Daniel Im: BECOME A MEMBER In Matthew 28, we see Jesus Christ’s clear vision for the church, “To go into all the world and make disciples.” This is the mission that drives us, and if you’re reading this, odds are it drives you, too. That’s why we want to […]

Exponential East 2017 Pre-Conference, Day 2

Such great content and wisdom being shared with us church planters at the Exponential East 2017 pre-conference day 2: Generosity & Fundraising Strategies Phil Ling Step 1: BUILD THE LIST People you need to add to your list: Start with your ‘Christmas card list’ High capacity givers Positional leaders Tribal […]

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Wielding the Double-Edged Sword

By Daniel Im: Q&A Webinar with Eric Mason Our Q&A Webinars are a monthly segment designed for Plus Members to hear from leading experts in church planting, multisite, leadership, and multiplication. For this month’s segment, Ed and I talk with Eric Mason, Senior Pastor at Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia, PA, […]

Thanks for a Great Year!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re just about to wrap up 2016! This has been a fantastic year on many fronts and we want to take a moment and say thanks to all of you for being part of this incredible journey we call church planting. Thanks for what you do […]

Newsletter — October 2016

Church Planters Dig Deep in the Fall What is Passion for Planting? Are you a network? Are you managing partner? What do you do? Passion for Planting is the church planting ministry of New Life Christian Church located in Northern Virginia. Our residency program prepares future church planters to start […]