Five Ways to Utilize Your Sermon Beyond Sunday

In my last post, I told you your sermon was overrated, and to my surprise, many of you actually agreed. It just doesn’t make sense...

The ‘Marks’ of Churches: Keeping from Mission Drift

What are the things that undergird the church itself? The idea of being a part of a ‘driven church’ is something we hear about a...

Virtual Discipleship

“So, what about online discipleship? How do you make that work?” A quick perusal of churches on the internet reveals that the US church is...

Your Preaching is Overrated

There I said it. You may not agree, but you needed to hear it. Now, before you unsubscribe or send me a scathing email about the...

8 Outreach Projects For Autumn

I'm often asked about the best projects for success. Whether it’s a warm and sunny area like Southern California or Seattle where it apparently...

E = mc2 …Spiritually Speaking

At one point at the church where I pastored, we were doing seven identical services every weekend. In a room that seated 570 people,...

Even a Few Can Touch Many

It doesn’t take a large crew to make leave a big footprint. Victory in God’s kingdom has always gone to the underdogs. God nearly...

The Biggest Barrier to Reaching Young Families Right Now

Empathy – The ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Several years ago my wife became a stay at home mom. It was something...

Church Planting Today Podcast

Hosts: Jeff Hoglen & Steve Sjogren

E-Book by Steve Sjogren and Jeff Hoglen

Jeff and I are big fans of quotes. For communicators, a powerful quote that’s well placed will stir your listeners and/or readers. The following are some of our favorites — in fact this is a just a small part of several thousand on hand. Perhaps more quote books will follow… — God’s best to you and your communication gifts — may these be powerful tools in your hands! – Steve Sjogren

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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...

How To Lead Yourself Everyday!

My good friend Bob Bouwer was having lunch with the campus pastor of COMMUNITY a couple weeks ago when he said, "Everyday at the top of...

Is Bigger Really Better? The Statistics actually Say “No”!

There are millions of people in smaller congregations across the country who live with a feeling that they are failures because their church isn’t...

20 Quotes to Encourage Church Planters & Pastors

I love quotes! I especially like quotes from people who have a track record. They inspire me to press forward even when the going gets...

Church Planting

Evangelism

Practice What You Preach

Sunday services are filled with information that the pastor/preacher hopes will be life-transforming for the listeners. Sometimes, however, we find ourselves (Pastors) so busy in...

8 Outreach Projects For Autumn

Even a Few Can Touch Many

Multiplying Movements

The Outward-Focused Problem