This week we talk about the Sunday Service and if we should scrap it. We discuss if the Sunday service is still relevant in today’s culture and if it is still effective at reaching the lost. https://apple.co/37OpWqj

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We need to talk about the church planter’s gifting.  We live in an age that substitutes gifting for character or the Holy Spirit’s fire. Unfortunately, however, what often passes as gifting is really just charisma or personality.  Gifting is spiritual and is harder to explain and harder to nail down than a charismatic personality. Now,…

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One Small Step It takes a certain type of person to be a church planter.  In ministry settings not only do they need to be able to roll with the punches but they need to be able to take a punch as well.  Not only will they be dealing with setbacks on a daily level,…

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In this episode of Church Planting and Money we talk about the importance of making sure your mission and vision drive the financial decisions you make as a church. In other words we want to help you make sure your church budget lines up with your mission as a church. We will unpack this a…

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How do you keep your soul private in a social media obsessed world? Back in the 80s there was a sandwich that McDonald’s developed called the McD.L.T. Many of you won’t recognize this sandwich but it was the thing. It actually stuck around for 6 years until McDonald’s caved into the social pressure that deemed…

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Two jumps in a week Bet you think that’s pretty clever Don’t you, boy? Flying along in your motorcycle Watching as the ground beneath you drops You kill yourself for recognition Kill yourself to never, ever stop You broke another mirror You’re turning into something you are not. – Radiohead, “High and Dry” The 90s…

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Launching with the right focus is essential if your plant is going to avoid defaulting into just another big church after you’ve grown. If you’re using the New Testament apostolic model, then the solution is hard-wired into your church already. You’re not wired to grow big, but to reproduce. As soon as the tender shoots…

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Now that you know that you’re called, what are you called to do? What are your mission directives from HQ? What is it you and your church are here to accomplish? Businesses borrowed the term “mission statement” from the church, because any biblical church is always on mission. A mission statement will help you ensure…

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