The Biggest Battle in Leadership

I’m convinced the biggest battle in leadership is often within the emotions of a leader – and equally powerful – the emotions of those...

Free Resource – Wondered Into Anyone’s Heart Lately?

Doug Pollock is part of Kindness Outreach Ministries, the 501c-3 organization that hosts this site - churchplanting.com as well as www.kindnessoutreach.com and www.Steve...

How to Burnout for Jesus

Why do so many Christians think being burned out is a good thing? Why do we honor and affirm leaders that end up overwhelmed...

Planting & Re-Envisioning

From the editor: I found this short post from Aubrey Malphurs in our bloggers vault and thought it was a great way to get...

3 Questions That Keep Me Going In Ministry

Here are three big questions that keep me in ministry and stirs me to do more. We should ponder these questions and see what...

Assimilation & Our Churches: Do We Do It Well?

For those in church leadership, the issue of assimilation typically comes with questions of effectiveness and strategy. Truth be told, there is no one-size-fits-all...

Profiles of the Heart

You have all seen social media profiles. For all the talk today against “profiling” we are all self-identified by our “profile.” What does your...

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How Many Churches Did the Apostle Paul Start?

  Some have said that Paul only started 14 churches in his lifetime. If so that is a remarkable thing, but I tend to think...

Five Reasons for Church Planting

“The single most effective evangelistic methodology under heaven is planting new churches,” according to Peter Wagner (1990). This oft-quoted phrase by the former professor...

Funding New Church Plants

Funding a new church plant is probably the most challenging aspect of the task. We aren’t usually doing well on this front.  One option...

The Pastor’s Wife Is Simply a Wife

I had a hard time finding in Scripture where it explains the role of a pastor’s wife. I dragged out every concordance I could...

20 Quotes to Encourage Church Planters

Here are 20 quotes that I hope you find encouraging as you live out the calling and adventure we call church planting. Desperation is...

Church Planting

How Many Churches Did the Apostle Paul Start?

  Some have said that Paul only started 14 churches in his lifetime. If so that...

Why We Need a Church Planting Manifesto

We make statements every day. Most are quite unassuming—small facts needed to navigate life, maintain...

Five Reasons for Church Planting

“The single most effective evangelistic methodology under heaven is planting new churches,” according to Peter...

Developing Leadership In Your Church Plant

If you expect your church plant to grow beyond your own personal capacity to lead...

Funding New Church Plants

Funding a new church plant is probably the most challenging aspect of the task. We...

Evangelism

Fishing As A Commercial Fleet…defining normal

What is your notion of "normal" when it comes to outreach? Do you think it is normal to see people come to know Jesus only...