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

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

A Glance Back and Forward Focus

  In January 2020, I was teaching on the vision for the church as is my norm each year. January and February were great months, and then there was March 2020. It was different. Much different than anything I had experienced in my 20+ years of ministry. [...]

By |2021-01-23T09:02:24-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Church Plant USA|Comments Off on A Glance Back and Forward Focus