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5 Honest Struggles Most Church Leaders Don’t Want To Admit

by Carey Nieuwhof: Most of us who get into full-time ministry do so because we sense a calling, not because it was a ‘career path’. Chances are you got in this because you love God, deeply, right? So it’s always a bit surprising and unusual then when ministry leaders find […]

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5 Steps for Leading Yourself as a Church Planter

By Dustin Neeley:  There are many resources provided to Christian pastors that instruct how to lead your church well or lead your family well. However, there seems to be a lack of advice when it comes to leading yourself well. If you’re not leading yourself well, you can’t lead your […]

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5 Mistakes I Made as a Church Planter

By Dustin Neeley:  Many people share in the success stories of their church plants. Many church planters are quick to tell you the great things happening at their current campus. As encouraging as those stories are, it’s equally as important to hear about the mistakes that people made in their […]

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3 Ways Great Leaders Handle Tough Circumstances Differently

by Carey Nieuwhof: Circumstances. You face them every day, you are always reacting to them–positively or negatively. Think about it. What situations in your life do you wish would change right now? A different work environment that doesn’t suck the life out of you Better health A happier marriage A closer […]

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Are You an Organizational Leader or a Shepherd? (10 Easy Ways To Tell)

by Carey Nieuwhof: So are you an organizational leader, or are you more of a relational leader—a shepherd? It’s an interesting question, and a highly polarizing one in the church today. Ditto for this blog. Just check out the impassioned comments on this post, where I argue the church today […]

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Episode 191: Protecting Church Members from Burnout

How do you protect your church members from getting burnt out? In Episode 191 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about some ways to avoid burnout for your church members. Here’s Allie with today’s question: How do you ensure that church members do not get burnt out in the […]

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5 Essential Ingredients for Planting Purpose Driven Churches

by Brandon A. Cox: If the local church is the hope of the world… then we need more local churches. As I write this, I’m a couple of hours away from teaching a lab at Saddleback Church’s Hope Renewed conference on Planting Purpose Driven Churches. I’m a huge believer in the power […]

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Personal Evangelism for the Church Planter and the Church Plant

by J. Mack Stiles: Most pastors I know start a church plant with a deep desire to do evangelism. In one sense, what else would you do? Hardly any new pastor sets out to start a church by “sheep stealing.” They want a vibrant, cross-focused, Jesus-centered church that hums with […]

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What Do Highly Effective Organizations Measure?

by Dick Blanc: As we continue to introduce more and more large churches to our RoadMap process, we’ve found this introductory content to be extremely beneficial to leaders who are looking to understand what it takes to grow and lead high-performing organizations. Over the next few weeks we will be republishing […]

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Episode 189: Leadership & Multiethnic Ministry

How do you keep your congregation unified when there is a language barrier? In Episode 189 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about some ways to remove the language barrier in a multiethnic ministry. Here’s Lynn with today’s question: Do you recommend utilizing headsets for a congregation that speaks […]