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What’s the Church Planter Collective?

The Church Planter Collective is a community of thought leaders and practitioners, from the newly minted to the veterans, committed to networking and encouraging church planters with the richness of the Wesleyan theological vision and tradition.

Who’s it for?

Church planters, network leaders, and congregations committed to multiplication.

Recent Articles


Everyone tends to separate business from the personal. Alex Hershey discusses work outside the walls of the church and why business, for us, is personal.

Join Beau Hamner, former pastor of Church Under the Bridge in Austin, Texas, to hear part of his story and the lessons he learned in ministering to people who are homeless, addicted, and involved in prostitution.

How can you connect with and care for people from a different culture than you? Nathan Metz shares four questions that can help get you started in the right direction.

One of the most important and often difficult aspects of church planting is creating community. Adam Knight shares some timely wisdom on accomplishing this task.

Join Rev. Graham Singh as he talks about key practices of fund raising and how you can explore funding through smaller networks and being open to multiple kinds of resources.

What do you really believe about God? Church Planter Collective shares three more questions that may reveal your own hidden theology.

Let's talk about practical theology and what we really believe about God on an everyday level. Aaron Perry shares three questions that can reveal the theology that is embedded in your daily life.

What kind of advice would leaders in the church give you? Carolyn Moore shares some wisdom from her years in ministry.

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Do creative church planting funding models appeal to you and come to mind over and again? Perhaps the Spirit is speaking to you! Join pastor and entrepreneur Zach Szmara to hear about the Bridge Community Church and Community Coffee Shop in Logansport, Indiana.

So you're planting a church. But, how do you fund it? Roz Picardo has some tips for moving forward with finances.

Are you strategizing a church plant? Aaron Perry explains how your theological perspective can affect your church plant.

Paul described the church as a community in Christ that was neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, nor even male and female. In Christ, dividing walls were broken down. Instead, churches are often broken along racial lines. Listen in as we discuss how churches are working in this difficult arena of ministry.

Church planting: do you really know what it is all about? Winfield Bevins shares the truth behind 9 common myths about church planting.

We are all called to reach the lost and evangelize. But, how? Church Planter Collective shares 5 tips to help you share the gospel with others.