One Reason NOT To Plant A Church

There are many reasons we should start a church. There are even more reasons we should plant churches that plant churches that will continue to multiply... and plant more churches. There are also numerous reasons not to start a church. We may visit these various reasons in upcoming blog posts, but for now,  here is [...]

By |2021-07-31T16:59:33-04:00July 31st, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on One Reason NOT To Plant A Church

5 Characteristics of Highly Effective Leaders

A good leader inspires people to do something bigger than themselves. In the case of churches and para-church groups, the Great commission along with the Great Commandment are the driving reasons for all we do. In order to make a difference, we need to work together to accomplish key objectives. I believe that we are truly better together [...]

By |2021-05-11T19:46:35-04:00May 11th, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on 5 Characteristics of Highly Effective Leaders

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?

Making Disciples

Matthew 28:19–20 “Go therefore and make disciples, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” We know about the Great Commission. The "going" is pretty clear. The question is more about the "making" portion of this [...]

By |2021-03-13T10:05:42-05:00March 13th, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on Making Disciples

Resilience in Ministry

If you have been in ministry for more than a week, you can relate to this blog topic. All of us want to see people discipled and the gospel of Jesus spread to every part of the world. if we are honest, we have all been disappointed. Maybe things didn't play out the way we [...]

By |2021-02-19T15:46:40-05:00February 19th, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on Resilience in Ministry

The More Things Change – Part 1

By Bryan Stevenson Over twenty years have passed since I was first involved in a church plant. There is much that has changed in the field of worship and technology, but as the saying goes – the more things change, the more they stay the same. No, I am no longer lugging a Fender Passport [...]

By |2021-01-11T10:59:45-05:00January 11th, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on The More Things Change – Part 1

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