A Plan to Plant: 5 Steps to Take Before Launch

A church plant does not just happen. You must have a plan. It takes time, energy, prayer, much sweat, and many tears. Here are 5 steps you should consider before launching your church. Assessment A planter needs to be measured in a host of competencies: preaching, entrepreneurial leadership, vision casting, a strong marriage (if married), and … Continued

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Correcting the Off-Course Church Plant

They say that everything rises and falls on leadership. Of course they say a lot of things: many of them true, but not all of them helpful. This is one saying that is true enough to help. I only made it through five pages of the first leadership book that my church planter coach asked … Continued

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Leading Culture: Building a Foundation

“What are the things that only you can do? Train other people to do everything else. You do what only you can do.” If you’re like me, you’ve heard that over and over again. All the leadership blogs and books say it. But what in the world does it really mean? Run meetings? Preach sermons? … Continued

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Creating Buy-In for Your Team

They changed the logo and kept the vision! A former church I pastored got rid of my cool looking logo and went back to their old one. I could not understand it. Why not keep both or get rid of both? I was perplexed. After thinking it over for a few months,I finally understood . … Continued

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