Church Planting

Living the Book of Acts

Church Planting - Logan LeadershipWe understand the challenges involved in starting a new ministry from scratch. We also understand the amazing possibilities. If you’re considering planting a church or are in the early stages, we’d love to walk alongside you through the process.

We can help you understand the different stages of planting a church—from vision to team building to leadership development. We can help you think through the essential issues to consider along the way—including prayer, finances, structure, and outreach.

And if you have a vision for planting not just one church, but many churches– a multiplying movement of churches — then you’ll definitely want to connect with us to be better prepared and resourced for the amazing adventure that lies ahead.

T4T in The Philippines

I got the letter below a while back from Dave White, who serves in Philippines. Training for Trainers (T4T) is really working well for us. I've made good progress in contextualizing, am having great results in my own personal use in church planting, have trained one...

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Giving birth and giving away the bride

Many years ago I was asked to lead a retreat with leaders of a parent church and leaders of a soon-to-be-formed daughter church. They wanted to address “the emotional dimensions of church planting,” specifically between a mother church and a daughter church. I thought...

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Taking the road not taken.

The entry below is a story from a church planter. I am an elementary school teacher by profession, but God was calling me to plant a church. I was partway into the planting process, and had decided that this year would substitute teach so I could focus more of my time...

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How do you know if you’re a church planter?

If you can reach people for Jesus and multiply them into three groups, then you’re 80% of the way to being a church planter. Potential planters start a missional community that multiplies to three functioning communities-- and that’s the core of a church plant. After...

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Straight talk from a church planter

Enjoy the entry below, courtesy of one of the church planters I’m coaching:  We had gotten to the point of starting a worship service, but it was not going well. Something was wrong. Not the numbers, those were okay. But we weren’t attracting the crowd I was looking...

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Chuck Ridley on Creating Ownership of Ministry

My friend and colleague in ministry Chuck Ridley recently posted some thoughts on creating ownership of ministry on www.churchplanting.com.  He observes that this is one of the most significant weaknesses many church planters face.  Definitely worth checking out the...

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