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Church Planting: Different Kinds of Help


  • Coaches often provide practical advice for new church planters.

  • Conferences like Converge or Exponential offer community and reliable, practical information.

  • Organizations like the Association of Religion Data Archives can help you understand the demographics around your location.

  • Books are good for strategy and tactical advice. Be careful to discern which tactics will work in your context.  

Not Sure Where to Start?

The Finding the Right Church Plant Model article will let you consider which approach works for you. 

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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...

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A generation ago, congregational observers noted that congregations experiencing growth were those which gave clear-cut, right and wrong, direction about life.

I want to note a subtle correction...

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Are you a clergyperson starting at a congregation? I’m sure you want to start well. It can be a challenge to prayerfully navigate all the demands placed upon you.

Most clergy don’t move often...

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This resource is a good starting point for those thinking about starting a new church --- read about the story of Journey Church in New York City and gain from the experiences of the two pastors...

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This resource is for individuals interested in starting a new church and shows how to overcome inevitable challenges, all while focusing on the most important part --- sharing God's love with...

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This article introduces and describes five church-planting models.

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This comprehensive book is perfect for people interested in starting a church. More specifically, for people who want a step-by-step process that gives the nuts and bolts of church planting,...

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This resource is written for pastors in a new congregation, helping them assess trust level, learning how to deal with difficult behavior, and how to best get to know parishoners.

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Church planters, here is “an online hub” for church multiplication resources. New Churches is brought to you by veteran church start pastor and educator Ed Stetzer and Daniel Im, director of church...

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This resource explores the unique characteristics of divergent churches, examining the how and where they meet, what brings them together, and how their primary concerns shape the practices of...

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Demographic information for congregations is readily available, sometimes free and sometimes for a price. The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) is the best free website of religious...

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This book offers a proven model to ensure the success of a church merger, one that looks more like a fresh start versus a last-ditch effort that will only delay decline. Here, a merger is...

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This book outlines six postures that will spark a shift from consumer Christianity to a missional-based congregation with the ability to make an impact on the community, detailing real life...

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