Navigating the Adventure of Church Planting: 10 Guiding Principles

I want to dive into a topic that’s close to my heart and crucial for the future of DOVE International: church planting and expansion. Whether you’ve been in the ministry for decades or are just [...]


We do not derive our identity from what we do. We derive our identity from God who created us with specific gifts for a specific plan and purpose that He has for our lives. (See [...]

By |October 3rd, 2023|Categories: Ron's Blog|

The Church in an Ever-Changing World

As pastors, church leaders, or church planters, it's essential to keep up with the changing times. Our world is evolving rapidly, with technology and global perspectives shaping our experiences. However, amidst these changes, we must [...]

Three Common Misconceptions in Church Planting

Today, I want to share three ideas that some church planters might have, but I need to make it clear that they might not always be true or helpful. In this blog post, I hope [...]

Exploring Non-Traditional Locations for Church Plants

Church planting should be a creative endeavor that allows people to bring God's Word into places where Jesus needs to be made known. Rather than sticking with tradition and only planting churches in traditional locations—such [...]

Building a Strong Leadership Team for a New Church

Starting a new church is a journey filled with challenges and rewards. One of the key challenges is to build a strong leadership team that will support the vision of the church and help it [...]