Category: Church Planting

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Resisting Cynicism

“They did what?” I said to the pastor sitting in front of me. The man pastored a church in the…
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Supporting Your Support Staff

There’s a good chance that if you are a church planter, you are working alongside of people who are very…

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Understanding DC Church Planting

The following is a summary of a conversation with Zack Bekele, an Ethiopian church planter in Washington DC. Zack grew…

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Sending Church Systems | Ed Stetzer | Dhati Lewis

How do we make disciple-making, not A ministry of the church, but THE ministry of the church? -Dhati Lewis It’s…


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Contextualization for Church Planters

In this training video from Exponential West 2015, Linda Bergquist explains that many Christian practices and concepts get lost or…
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Building a Culture of Generosity Post-Launch

In church planting, you don't inherit a culture, you get to set a culture. - Jim Sheppard Your church now…


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Planting Contextualized Churches | Nick Parsons

We need to really understand the world in which the people we're trying to reach live. - Nick Parsons Misapplication…
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We Messed Up So You Don’t Have To | Exponential

God has called you to the mission - not the metrics - Josh Burnett In this podcast from Exponential East…


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Planting a Church Changes Everything | Brian & Amy Bloye | Exponential

Planting a church isn't easy, but it is possible to do more than survive the process - you can actually…

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Praying for Your Church Plant | Jeff Leake | Exponential

Make this a partnership with God as you join Him in prayer for your new church - Jeff Leake In…

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Accountability in a Church Plant | Joby Martin | Exponential

If you make your church about lights and sounds and the show, you're not really running a church; you're running…
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Core Pre-Launch Systems | Dave Page | Exponential

Before launching a church, having systems in place to raise money, gather people, and take care of the details is…