Featured Ebook:A Missional Approach to the Marketplace


An Onramp to Entrepreneurial Church Planting

Combining entrepreneurial thinking with a missionary heart for God, entrepreneurial church planters engage the marketplace as a mission field. By taking a missional approach to the marketplace, church planters are once again relevant to the concerns of workers who spend the majority of their day at work. This approach integrates faith and work to reach those who are not coming to traditional churches, despite…

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Featured Ebook:Becoming Five Multiplication Study


Research Report

The number of churches who are reproducing is increasing. A new study from Exponential by LifeWay Research discovered the number of churches reproducing is 7% of Protestant congregations in America. From research conducted by Exponential in previous years, strong estimates showed the rate of churches reproducing and multiplying to only be 4%. This increase to 7% is an encouraging sign that more local churches…

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Featured Ebook:Church Different


Unleashing the Church to Change the World

What if the good things we’re doing in ministry keep us from accomplishing great things? What if getting better means doing church different? Jesus’ heart breaks for the hopelessness which surrounds us, but people no longer look to the church for answers. Improving church programs is not enough. We need a complete paradigm shift. Otherwise the trend will continue, and vibrant churches will cease…

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Discipleship is the Core Mission of the Church

Discipleship is the Core Mission of the Church

Most local churches try to do too many things. They seek to worship God, serve the poor, reach lost people,…
Released

Released

What if, instead of growing our church by 100 or 200 or 2000 this year, we released those people from…

Shifted

Shifted

Shifted: The Crossing Story is a case study on the steps taken to turn The Crossing Church from the exclusively…

A Living Legacy

A Living Legacy

“What you get saved into is more important than what you get saved out of.” These words have rung loudly…


The Emotionally Healthy Church Planter

The Emotionally Healthy Church Planter

If you are seeking to plant a church, one of the greatest challenges you will face is doing so without…
I Woke Up in Heaven

I Woke Up in Heaven

Heaven is near. Triggered by the recent passing of his mother, pastor/author David Putman has been on an all-out search…


Transformational Partnerships: Church to Church

Transformational Partnerships: Church to Church

A supplemental eBook for Missional Moves (Exponential Signature Series, Zondervan) Making disciples is a team sport. If a local church wants to…
MOVE for Church Planters

MOVE for Church Planters

Move. A word that captures the discipleship passion all pastors share: to help move their people's hearts and lives to…


Be the Church

Be the Church

Sometimes the simplest things can get lost in tradition or become over complicated due to confusion or lack of practice.…

Calling’s Way

Calling’s Way

We all wrestle with the same daunting questions about our lives: Why am I here? Do I have a unique,…

Unleashed!

Unleashed!

There’s a growing tension to find answers to the question “How do I find meaning in the Sacred and connect…
The Spectrum of Involvement

The Spectrum of Involvement

A supplemental eBook for Missional Moves (Exponential Series, Zondervan) As church leaders, we know people won’t become disciples by sitting through services…