How large should your church be? Silly question, you say. Depending on your theology or worldview, you might add: * Large as possible! Bigger is better! *...
God’s Spirit is alive and well in present churches of all ages, shapes, and sizes. So Fresh Expressions is about new forms of church coming alongside existing congregations.
Maybe you are thinking, Why do we need to start new churches? In today's article, Winfield Bevins responds to six myths that commonly surround the mandate to plant churches.
Many pastors sense a call to get involved in church planting, but the next steps can often feel overwhelming. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Ed Stetzer offers a 5 step guide for those pastors called to plant churches. They include: pre-assessment, assessment, boot camp, coaching, reproduction plan.
Are you in vocational ministry? You probably know all about transition! Roger Brown offers wisdom on praying your way through difficult times.
Churches genuinely seeking to reach people with the gospel must constantly evaluate the cultural climate in which they live.
Are you looking for a new tradition to bring the message of Advent home to your congregation? Jim Ozier shares a unique idea for a family candle experience.
Incarnation is not just a matter of tweaking our delivery method. It’s about planting new forms of church in bowling alleys, fitness centers, restaurants, etc.
What is missing from the church in North America? Stephen Elliott explains that the power and work of the Holy Spirit is what will set the church on fire once again.
Are you having to move from your church plant to a new endeavor? AJ Thomas shares wisdom on how to leave without losing it!