Faith-casting – The Gift That Helps You Grow

In Acts 2, when Peter was inspired to preach mightily by the power of the Holy Spirit, he was evidencing an amazing amount of...

What Do You Do When Your Truck (Or Church Plant) Crashes?

Six years ago, my accountability partner came to Bible Study and asked for prayer.  Ken is CEO of a company that franchises boutiques across...
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Top Question Church Planters Ask….

From our friend Peyton Jones and New Breed Church Planting. The most downloaded podcast reveals something about church planters and church planting in general....

Was it Really a Mistake?

“A mistake is not something to be determined after the fact, but in the light of the information until that point.” The above quote if...

5 Aspects To Leading With Faith

One of the things that has surprised me most over the years is how little we put Faith at the center of our church...

Developing Leadership In Your Church Plant

If you expect your church plant to grow beyond your own personal capacity to lead others, you absolutely need to develop leadership in your...

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...

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...

3 Ways to Help You Get Unstuck

The thought of making a difference stirs you to take action. The excitement of something unique and fresh drives you to step out in...

Ask Two Questions Each Day

One of the biggest questions you as a leader need to ask, “Are those who report to me headed in the same direction as...

Don’t Agree to Be the Senior Leader – Unless

Here’s a warning I want to give to those who are currently not in a senior leadership position, but think they may want to...

Don’t Let Them Die! Give Them This!

Vision isn’t just something good for leaders to have, it’s a must! Proverbs says it pretty clearly… Without vision people DIE. They won’t follow a leader...

Do You Need to Re-Launch Your Church Plant?

I spend as much time or more coaching those planters who are almost ready to give up or close down their churches due to...

Put to the Test: Gideon’s Case for Behavioral Assessment

Have you ever made a bad hiring decision? Enthusiastically selected someone to a responsible position, only to watch the decision cascade into a disaster?...

12 Things to Know… Within The First 12 Months

By the time your church is 12 months old, you should know these 12 things. 1) Don’t take yourselves too seriously You are important to God....

Church Multiplication Without Restraint

A few years ago I spent a week teaching disciple-making and church multiplication to pastors in Thailand. On that trip I met a man, with...

Online Giving For the “Average” Size Church

At Churchplanting.com, we know that churches come in all sizes and "flavors." Knowing the average church size in America is 75 or less, I...