Don’t sacrifice your family on the altar of church planting (or any ministry for that matter). Your best witness and evangelistic tool for your plant is going to be a happy and healthy marriage and family that’s on board with the mission.
How can you respond appropriately to tough issues as a pastor? Aaron Perry shares sound advice.
I remember once hearing Os Guiness say, ”Whenever I meet a Buddhist leader, I meet a holy man. Whenever I meet a Christian leader, I meet a manager.” It struck me that church planters sometimes let down their guard in the rush to get the new church off the ground. Here are the 7 areas we cannot afford to let go.
How can you empower your laypeople to serve? Kathy Rohrs shares how to equip them to lead in the ministry of the church.
To what are church planters actually called? Church Planter Collective shares 6 reminders from Dr. Will Willimon on the calling of a church planter.
The scriptures mark out a path that guides and leads us to God’s future. In our day, as we sense acutely the new challenges presented to the work of the gospel, followers of Jesus must hold to the practice of faithfulness to God’s word as a key habit to cultivate and embody that life. Such a way of life will serve as the fuel for revitalizing existing communities of faith and for the launching of new ones.
Richard Hunter shares some tips on what he would do differently if he planted another church.
Eric Hallett shares four key relationships every church planter needs to have.
Do you want to invest in the next generation of church planters? Roz Picardo shares ways you can intentionally mentor them.
How can we begin to develop the relationships needed to combat the most segregated hour in America? Christian Cheairs explains that many churches are turning to small group formats to address racial reconciliation.