The apostle Paul was a bi-vocational church planter, so shouldn't everyone else interested in church planting today, also? In today's article, Rosario Picardo shares 3 pros and cons of this approach, with the hope that this helps us reflect on how mainline denominations in the United States can produce thriving, healthy churches once again.
What would be the best piece of advice anyone could ever give to a church planter? Dana Hicks shares wisdom that every person in ministry should know. Every. Single. One.
Church plants pull people from lots of different backgrounds, some churched, others not. That means you become a collecting house for lots of different narratives all while you are trying to start a brand new one. Take care to guard your narrative and tell the story of your church – not another church.
Contextualizing the gospel for the area and time you are in is essential. Adam Knight shares his top 5 Scripture passages for his church plant's context.
Aaron Perry shares a concrete example of what it looks like to claim a gospel narrative to inform your church plant.
New churches tend to attract three kinds of people: those from other churches who respond out of a sense of call; those not currently engaged in a church, who are intrigued by the idea of something different; and those who are dissatisfied and looking for a reason to leave the church they now attend.
Two insights I gained recently from Lincoln’s life may well encourage you in your church planting endeavors. They have me.
Is your church plant looking for something to do this Christmas to share the love of God? Church Planter Collective has some fantastic ideas for reaching out to your community.
Eric Hallett shares four key relationships every church planter needs to have.
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.