Protecting Your Vision From Drift
“He shoots! He scores!” You hear the basketball announcers proclaim. “What a fade-away... Read more
Defining Success for Church Plants
Success is not necessarily a numbers issue. I know plenty of large churches that may look... Read more
Preparing For Guests
I have a very foundational belief that no guest enters a church, whether a conventional church... Read more
Five Reasons Churches Don’t Get Involved In Church Planting
Many tend to think that planting a church is something that only a select few congregations can do.... Read more
Validating The Call To Leadership
There can be no more fundamental step in the process of watching a church become healthy than... Read more
Stop Saying “Unchurched”?
I had a very interesting conversation with a colleague recently (Darrell MacLearn) about using the... Read more
Musings On Missional
I probably operate on a very basic, possibly naive assumption about the Church. That assumption is... Read more
How Much Does It Cost To Plant A Church?
How much money does it take to plant a new church or multi-site campus? I can't tell you how many... Read more
Top 10 Church Planting Mistakes
Church Planting is tough and always carries a potential of risk and catastrophic failure. So what... Read more
What Defines A Successful Church?
Success is not neccesarily a numbers issue. I know plenty of large churches that may look... Read more
10 Deadly Sins That Will Kill Your Church
Every year an estimated 4,000 churches close their doors? (That is 334 each month, 83 each week, 12... Read more