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Newsletter — December 2018

A Vision For The Future Discover A Kingdom Vision In The Message, Eugene Peterson paraphrased Proverbs 29:18 saying, “If people don’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves.” This is certainly true in church planting.  Without a clear vision, new churches will constantly find themselves adrift in […]

Newsletter — November 2018

Leadership = Stewardship 3 Leadership Development Tools If you’re a church leader you’re in the people business. According to Ephesians 4:11-16, one of your main responsibilities as a church leader is to equip believers to use their gifts and passions for the sake of Christ’s church. However, where, when and […]

Newsletter — October 2018

Why Plant Churches How Effective is Church Planting  In Church Planting For A Greater Harvest Dr. Peter Wagner famously declared, “the single most effective evangelistic methodology under heaven is planting new churches.” We’re with Wagner on that one! We believe starting new churches is the best way to reach the lost, […]

Newsletter — September 2018

Fueling Multiplication Characteristics of Multiplying Churches  At Passion for Planting we’re focused on equipping leaders to start healthy multiplying churches. We want to help start churches that are infused with multiplication DNA from the onset. What does this DNA look like you might ask? Our friends at Exponential have compiled […]

Newsletter — August 2018

Systems Excellence Characteristics of Healthy Systems Does the word healthy describe the systems that exist within your church? Do you know what characterizes a healthy system? Knowing what a healthy system looks like is important because healthy churches have healthy systems – just like healthy systems help human bodies function […]

Newsletter — July 2018

Answering The Call Assessment – Affirming Your Call  One step in the church planting journey that every network and denomination recognize as an essential towards planting a healthy new church is assessment. The assessment process helps leaders discern whether or not God’s called them to plant a church, discover how […]

Newsletter — June 2018

An Empowering  Foundation 7 Tips For Writing Church Bylaws  All too often a church’s bylaws exist only because of legal requirements, or only to prevent a church’s leadership from having too much control with not enough oversight. This doesn’t have to be the case, though. At Passion for Planting, we […]

Newsletter — May 2018

Building Momentum Starting Conversations Church marketing: is that really a thing? Isn’t marketing reserved for businesses that are trying to sell a product? We don’t think so. We agree with Mark Batterson when he says, “The greatest message in the world deserves the greatest marketing.” At Passion for Planting we […]

Newsletter — April 2018

A Leader’s Vision Vision Critical Before leading the Israelites out of Egypt, God gave Moses a vision of the Promised Land – a land flowing with milk and honey. With that vision in mind, he led his people out of slavery and to the edge of Canaan. While Moses and […]

Newsletter — March 2018

Time to Skate to Where the Puck is Going Library of Strategies Here at Passion for Planting we say that you don’t have clarity on an idea until you take the time to write it down. That’s why we encourage our church planters to develop written strategies that will guide […]