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.

Prophet: Who you are is how you plant

There’s more than one way to plant a church, and a lot of that is determined by the giftedness and calling of the leader. This week we’ll be looking at the five different types of church leaders—Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Shepherd, Teacher—and what each of them...

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Apostle: Who you are is how you plant

There’s more than one way to plant a church, and a lot of that is determined by the giftedness and calling of the leader. This week we’ll be looking at the five different types of church leaders—Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Shepherd, Teacher—and what each of them...

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The three circles and church planting

The three circles and church planting

I was recently at a Missio Intensive in Ashland, Ohio and had an “ah-ha” moment. “Ah-ha” moments are what I call those times when the pieces come together and click into place and you realize something new. You may be familiar with “the three circles” from the...

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Why church planters need theology

If you know me, you’re probably surprised by this title. I’m not generally a big proponent of systematic theology or theological hairsplitting. My eschatology can be summed up with “Jesus is coming back,” because that’s about all I know for sure. However, I do believe...

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Why is small such a big deal?

A small thought with big implications, from Neil Cole: “Why is small such a big deal? Small does not cost at all. Small is easy to reproduce. Small is more easily changed and exchanged. Small is mobile. Small is harder to stop. Small is intimate. Small is simple....

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The post-mortem behavioral interview

One guy was a rock star in ministry situations. He seemed to flourish and succeed in every position he was in.  Then he was commissioned by his denomination to go plant a church, and it absolutely bombed.  Everyone was stunned. They were so surprised that they...

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Church planting networks

Church planting networks

By guest blogger Dave White Part of a week-long series In our ministry in the Philippines we’ve changed the way we conduct our training of church planters. We used to gather planers for a four-day seminar and give them enough material to take them through the whole...

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The power of reproducible tools

The power of reproducible tools

By guest blogger Dave White Part of a week-long series I’ve always created or adapted various tools for ministry—training materials in particular. I stumbled across some concepts that worked and the trainings seemed to go well. Because I created or adapted them, they...

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The keys to growth

The keys to growth

Note: this entry is part of a week-long series with Dave White from the Philippines. Yesterday we talked about the growth and multiplication Dave White has been seeing in the church in the Philippines. I asked him what he saw as the keys to some of that growth, and...

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