How To Not Lose Your Core People

One of the problems that I commonly hear from church planters is that the core of people with whom they launch the church don’t...

Getting A Coach Who Gets It: What Makes Coaching Missional?

To coach people effectively toward missional ministry, it’s not enough to be a good coach.  The coach also has to be a good missionary—to...

Preach it… With More Than Just Feeling

Preaching. Countless people have done it and are doing it. And as we all know, there isn’t just one way of doing it. When...

What Families Need Most From Church

When our church was in the “church plant” stage, we had a total of five children in our midst (three infants, one toddler, and...

We All Get To Play

This week, I had the opportunity and privilege to attend a training session hosted by Forge Chicago and led by Alan Hirsch on “Unleashing...

Top #churchplanting Tweets of the week

Send Network‏ @sendnetwork Church planting isn’t just a ministry for individual planters; it’s a ministry for the whole Church. Brad Brisco‏ @bradleybrisco Church...

Two Tips to Improve Your Communication

There is no area in the life of a pastor-communicator where he or she has a greater lack of self-awareness than this:  How they...