Category: Philosophy of Ministry
Is Your Church a Country Club?, Part 2
Home > Blog > Is Your Church a Country Club?, Part 2 Is Your Church a Country Club?, Part 2 By Josh Laxton In my previous post I began outlining four identifiers that your church might be more like a country club than a church. Once again, I’m not knocking […]
Is Your Church a Country Club?, Part 1
Home > Blog > Is Your Church a Country Club?, Part 1 Is Your Church a Country Club?, Part 1 By Josh Laxton I have been involved at three country clubs in my life. The first CC was under my parents’ membership in Covington, TN. The second CC was as […]
Millennials, Gen Z and Your Church with Benjamin Windle
By unSeminary: Thanks so much for joining us for another unSeminary podcast. Today we’re talking with Benjamin Windle. A native Australian, Benjamin has worked as a youth and young adult pastor in the US and currently helps churches develop Generational Intelligence in reaching Millennials and Gen Z through an assortment […]
PODCAST 102: Essential Ecclesiology Enabling Digital Church Planting
by The Church.Digital: We’ve talked a lot here about the idea of multiplying church, which can be difficult to understand sometimes since the idea of multiplication is so, well, rare in the US church world. Even pre-2020, we’re lucky if we’re growing, most likely we’re flatlining, or even trending down. […]
A Simple & Scalable Way to Reproduce Christians with David Putnam
by unSeminary: Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast. I’m excited to have David Putnam with us today. David spent many years as a church planter and executive pastor and today consults with churches as a lead navigator with Auxano. David has also founded the organization Planting the Gospel which helps […]
Cast Vision Effectively
Home > Blog > Cast Vision Effectively Cast Vision Effectively By New Churches Team Seeing Clearly The word vision is commonly associated with eyesight. When I think about vision, I picture myself in the eye doctor’s office, covering one eye with a plastic spoon and calling out small lines of […]
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 […]