7 Business Principles That Lead to a Flourishing Church

"My background was business, so I took those principles that I knew and applied them to building the new church."

5 Terrible Reasons to Go Into Ministry

"Vocational ministry is a calling, not just another vocation. If you enter ministry for the wrong reasons, you will not make it."

‘Creative Partnerships Flourish’—Send City: Chicago

“People don’t feel territorial here. We have a big and tough mission field and we understand we all need each other."

One Church, ‘Hundreds of Different Tribes’—New Life Community Church

“It’s not a branded approach. Each of the locations uniquely reflects each neighborhood.”

‘Perseverance Works’—Chicago Partnership for Church Planting

"With dozens of churches in the partnership, we’re able to put together strong teams that go out equipped, supported and united.”

4 Reasons Small Churches Are Essential to the Kingdom

"God used small churches to launch Christendom throughout the entire world and is still using them today.”

Church Planting With the Apostle Paul

"Paul blazed the trail. He broke new ground. The book of Acts is a blueprint for every church pioneer who follows."

What Happens When God Says ‘Go’

"We had more questions than answers, but each step forward we took, God answered."

Are You on Track if You Lead a Church of Fewer Than 100 People?

"We need to acknowledge the reality that church planting is a long, hard slog. And it is a lot harder than it used to be."

Knowing Your Community: The Math of the Kingdom

"You must never forget that all efforts, methods and strategies serve the greater goal of gospel proclamation."
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