Category: Philosophy of Ministry
What Are Micro Churches?
Home > Blog > What Are Micro Churches? October 21, 2020 What Are Micro Churches? By New Churches Team The Idea of Micro Church Ralph Moore is an author, speaker, and serial church planter. In 1966, When he was 19 and a student in a Bible, he decided to read […]
How Do You Measure Church Plant Success?
Home > Blog > How Do You Measure Church Plant Success? How Do You Measure Church Plant Success? By New Churches Team Timing for how to measure church plant success can be tricky. There are two big phases: (1) core and launch team development and (2) going public. Core and […]
Leadership Development in Your Church
Home > Blog > Leadership Development in Your Church Leadership Development in Your Church By New Churches Team Everyone is doing leadership development in some fashion. We approach development in the way we have been developed. Some people are doing an apprenticeship model. Some are using a classroom model. Whatever […]
Do You Have a Crew to Lead Change?
Home > Blog > Do You Have a Crew to Lead Change? Do You Have a Crew to Lead Change? By Todd Adkins In my early days of ministry, you would have found me guilty of viewing the people of our congregation as vessels to be filled instead of torches […]
PODCAST 098: Patrick Holden & The Potential Simplicity of Online Church
by The Church.Digital: Episode 97 was incredible! We did a deep dive into Creative Online Services with lead creative Craig Dockery at Crossroads Church. Incredible conversation, but man, Crossroads has a ton of resources and staffing to make their incredibly creative worship services happen. Most churches today don’t have large […]
Parachute Church Planting
Home > Blog > Parachute Church Planting September 9, 2020 Parachute Church Planting By New Churches Team Called to City Dan and Amber Sweaza met in Bible college in Texas. Soon after, they were called to a church in Florida, where Dan served as a youth pastor for ten years. […]
The Pivot in Our Mission
Home > Blog > The Pivot in Our Mission The Pivot in Our Mission By Ed Stetzer Things have changed. For years, I have been saying that scarcity leads to clarity and we are feeling that in varying degrees since COVID-19 has changed our world. Scarcity can be painful, but […]
Building Vision and Culture
Home > Blog > Building Vision and Culture August 19, 2020 Building Vision and Culture By New Churches Team “Vision and culture are the things that build capacity and cause us to achieve the things that God has put in our hearts to do,” explains Chris Railey, lead pastor of […]
Two ways to handle political division like Jesus did (Facebook Live summary session 11).
By: Greg Curtis I recently had a person make a confession to me. They were at a weekly men’s prayer breakfast with 4 new men attending. During the prayer request time, he had asked everyone to pray against our current president and his policies as he believed all Christians should. […]
A New Normal
By: New Churches Home > Blog > A New Normal A New Normal By Ed Stetzer As states have begun varied and nuanced approaches to reopening businesses, parks, and more, we find ourselves asking more and more “How do we move forward?” I’m concerned about life after the pandemic, but […]