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Newsletter December 2020

Merry Christmas! Measure What Matters There’s a common axiom in leadership and management circles that says, “What gets measured improves.” Measuring helps us assess our health. We measure our weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol to give us a picture of our physical health and clue us into any changes we […]

Newsletter November 2020

What Every Church Plant Needs Where to Find Launch Team Members Throughout our years serving church planters, we’ve seen churches started with insufficient funds, non-existent marketing strategies, and without facilities to meet in, but we’ve never seen a church start without people. The church is people. That’s why it’s imperative […]

Newsletter October 2020

The Future in Church Planting Funding Bi-Vo PlanterPlan Template If you’re planning on planting a church while working another job, you may be worried about having enough time and energy to plant a healthy church. There are countless details that must be thought through and planned out in order to […]

Newsletter September 2020

A Time of Transition Planting Amidst A Pandemic Just as God’s presence could never be contained inside the four walls of the temple, so God’s people were never meant to be contained within the four walls of a church building. Even if your church doesn’t own a building, COVID-19 has […]

Newsletter August 2020

A Unique Calling More You were made for a specific purpose. God has given you specific gifts and passions. He’s called you to use those gifts and passions to bring him glory. As Frederick Buechner once put it, “The place God calls you is the place where your deep gladness […]

Newsletter July 2020

New Beginnings Developing Bylaws You probably didn’t answer the call to plant a church because you were itching to develop church bylaws, did you? Let’s face: it most church planters wouldn’t know where to begin if they had to create bylaws from scratch. But that’s OK. You’re not called to […]

Newsletter June 2020

The Connected Church 4 Essential Ingredients When a new person shows up at your church and is interested in connecting beyond Sunday morning, what clear next step do you offer them to take? Do you give them more than one option or just one? Are the steps simple enough that every leader […]

Newsletter May 2020

Multiplying Leaders Leadership Pipeline Have you ever heard the term “leadership pipeline”? In church leadership circles it’s a term that’s frequently thrown around, but often misunderstood. It does sound like a great idea, something every church would benefit from. But, what is it and how do you develop one at […]

Newsletter April 2020

Multiplying Though the Pandemic Church Multiplication Strategy Is your church ready to start thinking in terms of multiplication? Consider developing a church multiplication strategy. We’ve developed a template to help you think through the questions you need to answer to become a multiplying church. Download our free template. Then spend time […]

Newsletter March 2020

Fuel for Ministry Recruiting A Prayer Team One of the most enjoyable tasks of church planting is recruiting prayer partners. Be honest for a second. What would you rather do – ask people to support you financially or with their prayers? For most planters the answer is prayer. While you […]