Tag Archives: church planting

Fireworks or Church Planting? 12 Questions for the Missional Church Planter

July 4, 2013

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Are you looking to make a big bang or establish the church of God?

Happy 237 to America. As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, we can’t deny the integral nature that faith in God has played in our nation’s history. It is a history that is being revitalized every day in the resurgence of church planting. I am, however, troubled by the nature of some of the church planting […]

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The 1 Step Guide to Church Planting

August 23, 2011

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At the risk of offending friends and colleagues who are doing a  lot of good ministry, I’d like to share the 1 Step Guide to Church Planting. Step #1 – Go where the church isn’t. Church planter – are you planting the church where it isn’t? The Apostle Paul put it this way:  “It has […]

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Missional Church Planting or Misguided? – Describing the Sending Church (Part 1)

May 26, 2011

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Blue Church on the Highway is all about the kingdom of God.  Pastor Jason is a mover and a shaker.  His heart is to bring the glory of God to the nations, including his own.  Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the ends of the earth won’t know what hit them. Yellow Church of Broad Valley has […]

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Five Ways Bin Laden Has Influenced Missional Church Planting (Part 2)

May 3, 2011

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…Continued from Part 1 (in case you missed it) More Public Awareness of the Missionary Lifestyle The growth of missionary church planters from the world to the world, the cost and time reduction in travel, and the exponential growth of the media and devices with which to obtain it have created a great awareness among […]

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Five Ways Bin Laden Has Influenced Missional Church Planting (Part I)

May 2, 2011

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[Note: My series on the sending church takes a twist with the news of the death of Bin Laden. Read on to see the relevance of Bin Laden to church planting.] May Day brought with it eternal sunset for Osama Bin Laden.  U.S. special forces deadly blow means special justice for millions of people whose […]

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