Launching Large

Jesus did not want His followers to lose sight of their purpose, and in Matthew 28:19-20, He gave them the Great Commission, "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." We are called to do the same in this generation, and I have found that Launching Large is one of the most effective strategies to fulfill this Commission. Launching...

Nuts & Bolts Church Planting

Have you been called to start a new church?  Could your existing church use a re-launch? Church Planters, join Ron Sylvia, Dave Page, Sean Sears & Chris Causey in Boston this fall for Nuts & Bolts where you’ll discover your next step in church planting. Nuts & Bolts is how-to training jam-packed with practical tools…

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Confirm God’s Calling

Has God really called you to start a church? The truth is, many church starters talk themselves into starting a church. Some are disgruntled staff members who think they can lead better than their senior pastor. Others see the church dying and think a new style of worship is the answer.  Others have watched new…

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. . Led to Plant. What Do I Do Now?

About once a week…or sometimes more frequently…I get an email or Tweet from someone who says they feel led to plant a church. They almost always have the same question. What do I do now? What’s my first step? After answering dozens of times, I decided to put my thoughts in a post. Step one:…

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Are You Called?

I’ve watched many church planters with all the right ingredients – the right strategy, good financial resources, the best teachers, obvious demographics – fail. They followed all the conference notes from professionals, and they failed! The had everything but the main thing, a calling from God. This is the first and most important ingredient for…

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