First Step in Church Planting

I wanted to bring it down to some basics in this blog post. I have often heard it said that if you can master the basics, the foundation will be solid, and moving forward you have something you can build upon. This principle applies to football, golf, and even church planting. One of  the foundational [...]

By |2022-05-02T09:11:51-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on First Step in Church Planting

Planting In Turbulent Times

Starting a life-giving church has never been easy. The season we find ourselves has magnified two things: Planting churches in these turbulent times comes with some unique challenges. The world needs Jesus more than ever and the Great Commission still needs to be fulfilled.   Can we still plant effective, life-changing churches?  The quick answer: [...]

By |2021-12-07T08:48:52-05:00December 1st, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on Planting In Turbulent Times

Tips For New Church Planters

It has been over 21 years since I first became a pastor. I've had the privilege of equipping many for church planting and missions. Here is some advice that I share with those who feel called into this field of ministry:   1. Read everything you can get your hands on! Leaders are readers. If [...]

By |2021-10-29T19:49:38-04:00October 29th, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on Tips For New Church Planters

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blew?

  By Bryan Stevenson Church planting is a labor of love. Being a part of a new or expanded expression of the Bride of Christ should only be entered into with that focus.  Love of the Lord and His word, love for His people, love for the lost, and love for the geographical area that [...]

By |2021-04-03T13:14:44-04:00April 3rd, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blew?

The Value of Catalyst Relationships in Church Leadership

Here is sneak peak early footage as we were learning to shoot a video cast. In this episode Larry Kreider & Merle Shenk talk about the value of Catalyst Relationships for church leaders, aspiring leaders and church planters. There is a synergy that happens with these types of relationships is a great thing to see [...]

By |2019-11-20T11:50:12-05:00September 6th, 2019|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on The Value of Catalyst Relationships in Church Leadership