Living the Book of Acts
We 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.
Recently a church of about 300 people, almost half of them children, moved from being a church plant to becoming an official self-governing church within its denomination. During the service, the planter/pastor shared some words he received from a church planting...read more
I love coaching church planters. I’ve been doing it for many years now, and I’ve never ceased to be amazed at the endless creativity of planters adapting to their ministry contexts and the changing cultural landscapes. I’ve also noticed-- even in the midst of so much...read more
One of my coaching clients showed me this demographic resource. I wanted to share it here on my blog as it seems like it could be a helpful tool for many of my readers in the United States. The 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study...read more
Alpha-- although not originally designed as an approach to church planting-- is particularly well suited to that role. (If you’re not familiar with Alpha, you can find out more here.) It's a relational, postmodern process geared toward people who don’t yet know Jesus:...read more
We’ve just completed a series on church planting and incarnational living in small towns and rural areas. The concept is small handfuls of people in each geographic community who meet together regularly, yet are networked with similar groups across the region. Imagine...read more
By guest blogger Luke Geraty, pastor of Trinity Christian Fellowship in Stanley, Wisconsin. The longer I’ve been following Jesus, the more I see that he has the same heart for small towns that he has for big cities. The primary reason is that there are people here...read more
By guest blogger Luke Geraty, pastor of Trinity Christian Fellowship in Stanley, Wisconsin. I’ve been pastoring a church in the small town of Stanley, WI for almost 8 years now. I’m not the type of pastor you’d expect to find in small town Wisconsin. I’m 35,...read more
Church Planting Living the Book of Acts We 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...read more