Category: Church Planting

Three Musts for Small Groups

Three Musts for Successful Small Groups

Church Small Groups are notoriously difficult to do well. Small groups have various names – growth groups, city groups, d-groups, missional communities, gospel communities, etc. As church leaders, we continuously work to get people connected to small groups, train leaders

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What to do with your staff

What to Do With Your Staff Team Right Away

If you lead a staff, one of the most valuable things you can do is to have each person on your team create an annual plan. An annual plan is foundational for everything else that your staff team will do

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Someone on your team has to go

Someone On Your Team Needs To Go

Someone on your team needs to go. Perhaps you hired him simply because he was there. Maybe you hired her early on but time has shown that she is not a good fit. Perhaps he doesn’t even want to be

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Elders in a church plant, How to get it right

Elders in a Church Plant – How To Get it Right

One of the biggest mistakes I see church planters make is putting elders in place too soon. Nothing blows up church plants as quickly as leadership conflicts. Attempting to get to a plurality of elders quickly is a train-wreck in

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How to get your church into a building

How to Get your Portable Church into a Permanent Building

I used to think that a church did not need a building. In fact, I spent the first five years of our church plant telling people that we didn’t need a building because the “People are the church and not

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