Category: Church Planting

God’s Call to Serve the Least

In 2014 I was participating as a core team member for a new church plant, and through that process, my daughter and I decided to...

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Essentials For Church Planters Who Want To Start Well

Like the rest of the Body of Christ, church planters come in a wide variety. It’s difficult to say, “Planters are like this,” or “Planters...

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3 Provocative Questions from Planting Churches Among the Homeless

We live in an era of declining church attendance and affiliation. Most Americans today do not affiliate with any denomination or local church body, and...

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Why Church Planting Is Not Sexy

Fads are intriguing but they can lead us to poor decisions. They can occur in every area of life: fashion, diet, career choice, child rearing,...

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The Four ‘C’s of Church Planting Collaboration

Collaboration is a buzzword. Cooperation is all the rage, especially among millennials. It can be fun and it is necessary to get certain things done,...

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Valuing the Vision: Supporting Latino/a Church Planters

Accepting Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior as an adult, attending Bible college and seminary, and serving within my Assemblies of God denomination have...

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Sharing the Gospel Through Wine Clubs

Becky Lahna has used a variety of creative ways to engage with unbelievers, including joining the local Newcomers Club and a local wine club. This...

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Six Challenges of Missional Church Planting (Part 3)

This is the last of a three-part series by Dan Steigerwald. The previous posts are here and here. The final post focuses the organizational development of a church...

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Six Challenges of Missional Church Planting (Part 2)

This second post by Dan Steigerwald addresses two challenges of developing a healthy core team. The first post is here and part 3 is here.   Challenge 3:...

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Six Challenges of Missional Church Planting (Part 1)

This is the first of a three-part series by Dan Steigerwald. You can find part two here and part three here. The number of Christians who have had...

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