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A Reproducible Lifestyle and the De-emphasis of Clergy Can Lead to Movement
Two things leaders can do to keep Jesus the center of a missional movement.
Is American Christianity on Its Last Legs? The Data Say Otherwise.
Two new books push back on Chicken-Little narratives of evangelical decline.
Four Ways New Hispanic Churches Are Challenging Church Planting in America
We are witnessing the de-Europeanization of American Christianity.
The Linkage Between Church Planting and Developing New Christians
Since the time of the Epistles, church planting has been a natural outflow of the Great Commission.
Chasing Donkeys: How Ministry Can Feel in Rural Contexts
1 Samuel 9 offers pastors—especially rural pastors—encouragement through seemingly fruitless seasons.
One-on-One with Mark Sayers on the ‘Reappearing Church’
“The move of God becomes a movement.”
Expanding the Digital Footprint of Our Churches
We have an opportunity to provide countless people with the hope of the gospel.
There Is No Minimum Viable Size For A Church
There have always been a whole lot of viable churches with just a handful of people in them.
7 Reasons Small Churches Are An Essential Part Of The Body Of Christ
Small churches have an amazing capacity to bounce back over and over again.
Bonhoeffer Convinced Me to Abandon My Dream
His words challenged everything I had learned about pastoral vision.
Is Your Church Targeting A Demographic Group? Here Are 6 Reasons You Need To Stop
Seeing people as members of a group may be great for attendance, but it’s not good for discipleship.
Church Planting Research and Development: Part 1
Is There Ecclesiological Room for R&D in Church Planting?
Are You Called To Be A Small Church Pastor Or A Big Church Pastor?
Three simple assessments that can give you an idea about the size of church you may be best suited to serve.
Latino Immigrants Are Evangelizing America
Despite financial and immigration hurdles, ministries led by first-generation pastors are more effective than the average church plant, according to a new LifeWay study.
6 Keys to Reproducing Normal-Size Churches
All churches can, and should, reproduce.
Why We Have To Talk About Church Size
Let’s ask the questions that need to be asked, and offer honest, grace-filled answers that tell us what we need to know.
A Disappearing Missionary Impulse
We should empower all of God’s people to dream as missionaries again.
Why Break Church Growth Barriers? (And Why This Question Matters)
Before learning how to get bigger, every church needs to ask if it should get bigger.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 7 - Add In Order to Multiply
There are three elements of addition that must undergird any church that wants sustainable multiplication.
My Church Seems Healthy, But It’s Not Growing! What’s Wrong?
“All healthy things grow” is not a Bible verse or a command. We have to stop acting like it is.
Are Missionary Kids Missionaries?
Are Missionary Kids Missionaries?
Families in the field say it's complicated.
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