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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This week Pete Mitchell and I discuss how to get people to read your newsletter and support your mission. To get straight to listening click here and to download in iTunes click here. One of the best ways raise awareness and funds for your mission is by having an email or print newsletter in place. For many people figuring…

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We send people on short term missions to awaken their gifts and to set their hearts on mission. What if we didn’t need to buy a plane ticket? What if instead of getting a passport, we infiltrated the darkest parts of the city that we live next to? That was the question I asked when…

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Welcome to Season 8 Episode 9 of the Hardcore Church Planting Podcast with Peyton Jones and Pete Mitchell. In this episode, I interviewed Dr. James Emery White. To get straight to listening Click Here and to download in iTunes click here. Dr. White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He…

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Gotham City. Dead of night. Superman turns up. No wait, make that Wonder Woman. Aw heck, it doesn’t matter who turns up…the result is always the same. Batman doesn’t like it. Batman is notorious for saying, “Gotham is my city. Get out.” Batman doesn’t want help. He thinks he can handle an entire metropolis of…

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This week Pete Mitchell and I discuss Communion and the unbeliever. To get straight to listening click here and to download in iTunes click here. Churches today have many thoughts on what unbelievers can and cannot do in the church, this is especially true when it comes to communion. Come take a listen as Pete and I discuss our thoughts…

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Do you have your three circles still? I hope so. If not, go get them. I’ll wait. (You back…it’s cool. I was just hanging out here, thinking about being a ninja. It’s pretty cool.) Paul was a ninja with a mission. If you know anything about the Apostle Paul, he understood his mission.

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 The Avengers rocked the box office because the producers knew that superhero team ups offer much more than the spotlight on a solo hero.  An interplay of highly specialized skills is necessary to slam evil, and advance the cause of Christ.  If that’s the case with Superheroes, why wouldn’t it be the case with church…

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By Peyton Jones “You can’t fail if you never start” – every business/entrepreneurial guru out there   The failure that many would-be-witnesses fear hinder them from ever taking a step of faith. For all of our imbibing of entrepreneurial webinars, and motivational books, we still haven’t learned to the savvy wit and wisdom of the…

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