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Growing Spiritually Through Three Years of Self-Quarantine

Growing Spiritually Through Three Years of Self-Quarantine .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: As I write this, almost 40% of the American population are in lockdown-mode. Governors in several states have ordered the closing of schools, restaurants, bars, clubs, and other public gathering spaces. And even with the modern phenomenon of online […]

3 Ways To Lead Through Times of Fear & Uncertainty

by Shawn Lovejoy: “We have never seen anything like this.” At the time of this writing, the COVID-19 Virus has been labeled a “pandemic”, businesses are suspending operations or working remotely, churches are scrambling to figure out how to hold gatherings, America is essentially closed, and we’re hearing statements like […]

PODCAST 052: Coronavirus & Preparing for Emergencies

by Jeff Reed: Whether coronavirus is a legitimate fear or not is not the topic of conversation here. Fact is, we face all sorts of city-wide emergencies on a regular basis. Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Bitter Cold… Institutional churches face challenges like this on a regular basis in situations that prevent […]


The Underestimated, Secret Power of Humility

The Underestimated, Secret Power of Humility .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: How does a person become great and powerful? Our usual answers revolve around realizing the goodness within ourselves, overcoming the competition around us, and suppressing all of our weaknesses. God’s plan is the opposite, of course, and it works far […]


Have you forgotten someone at the leadership table?

by Leadership Network: Next week, our very own Kadi Cole will be on the mainstage at the Exponential Global Conference sharing with thousands of church planters and leaders. God has positioned Kadi with influence and insight into how churches can multiply a movement of female leaders. This issue must matter […]


Episode 469: The Future of Seminary Education

by NewChurches.com: In Episode 469 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss the future of seminary education. In This Episode, You’ll Discover: What seminary programs currently look like Some specific seminary programs worth looking into  Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches): “I’m not discouraged about the future about of education.” – […]


Insights into Thriving Relationships Between Elders & Senior Church Leaders with Ben Cachiaras

by unSeminary: Thanks for joining us for this week’s unSeminary podcast. This week we’re talking with Ben Cachiaras, lead pastor of Mountain Christian Church. Mountain Christian Church was founded back in 1824 and currently has four campuses in Maryland. Ben is with us today to talk about how to foster […]


What’s the Difference? Shepherding vs. Disciple Making

by Justin Gravitt: Clarity breeds brevity. Lack of clarity leads to lots of words. Our churches today lack clarity on disciple making. That confusion is evident by the long list of words used interchangeably such as discipleship, coaching, mentoring, disciple making, and shepherding. Unfortunately, these words aren’t synonyms. Instead of […]


How Do You Create a Culture of Sending

Home > Blog > How Do You Create a Culture of Sending How Do You Create a Culture of Sending By New Churches Team Every church starts as a church plant. And often they start with a lot of missional energy that gets lost over time. Sometimes many years go […]

4 Reasons Leaders Need Rest

by Shawn Lovejoy: We are not wired to function without rest. Take a moment and personalize that. YOU are not wired to function without rest. This is true on a base human level, but it is a good lesson for leaders as well. “Burning the midnight oil” is a great […]