What Do We Need to Plant a Church?

Do we need money? Money would be helpful but churches all over the world get started with little to no money. So, no money is not necessary. Besides, money follows resources always accompany a compelling vision by a compelling leadership. Limitless resources are available to any church plant  through a clearly...

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The Downside of Professional Christianity

Today I ran across a Huffington Post article that caught my attention called, “The Problem with Becoming a Professional Christian”. It caught my eye because it is almost the exact title of an article I wrote for “Send Network” earlier this year… Here’s a rerun of that article. There’s something about becoming...

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Destinations to Discipleship

Disciple making is the foundation of church planting. If you want to lead your church to plant new churches, start by making disciples. While it’s possible to plant churches without making disciples, you won’t make disciples without seeing new churches planted as a result. New churches are an inevitable byproduct...

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150 Church Planting Books

A few years ago I put out a list of 65 Church Planting books. That list has been accessed quite a lot over the past few years and a lot of people still ask me about it. My buddy JR Woodward has a top 10 list HERE. I decided it’s...

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Advice for Elders in New Churches

Paul’s Advice to the Ephesians Elders: “28 Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. 29 I know that after my departure fierce wolves will come in...

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