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The Unique Experience of Church Planting

Church planting is different than establishing satellites, multi-sites, a new worship service or a separate non-profit. Church planting is establishing a new congregation in a new location. This process is rewarding, yet it requires hard work and a varied skillset.

Below are four things I’ve learned about church planting.

What are the unique challenges for your church plant? Find help you need like data, church planting conferences, coaching and more by looking at our hand-picked church planting resources.

article
Finding the Right Church Plant Model
This article introduces and describes five church-planting models.
web resource
The Association of Religion Data Archives
This web resource, provided by the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA), is the best free website of religious demographic information.
organization
Converge
This organization provides coaching and assessments to help leaders plant new churches.
book
Church Locality: New Rules for Church Buildings in a Multisite, Church Planting and Giga-Church World
Written by experts on multi-site expansion and church buildings, this book is a practical guide for leaders considering "where" to meet as a church while you grow out of your old space.
About the Contributor
Contributor
Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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