8 Vital Insights for ‘Pregnant’ Church Planting

"God desires to see every person come to know him. He’s waiting for a church planter to step out and start a movement."

Cutting-Edge Florida Church Network Rediscovers the Life of Mission

“If you want people to live in a different way, you have to promise them change—the possibility of a different kind of church.”

Two Statistics Every Church Planter Needs to Know

Ed Stetzer: "With these two statistics in mind, church planters can start and grow healthy, Great Commission churches."

Vanishing Evangelism: The Sobering Case of Church Plants and Evangelism

“Two-thirds of church plants have mostly connected with people who were already a part of a church.”

Planning to Plant a Church? Read This First

"Not all planning practices are equal. Planning is most effective when the correct planning style is applied."

Church Planting With a 91-Year-Old Hugging Usher

"One person who was excited about seeing new generations come to know Jesus was a 91-year-old woman named Ruth."

Special Report: The State of Church Planting Today

"All the experts say that establishing new churches is the single most effective way to spread the gospel to a broken world.”

5 Reasons to Go Bivocational

"I’m not claiming it’s wrong to minister full-time; merely that it’s not always right."

3 Challenges in Urban Ministry

Ed Stetzer: "While cities are an excellent place for gospel advancement, urban ministry is not without its challenges."

Does a Church’s Name Really Matter?

One pastor explains the origin of his church's name and why it accurately represents his congregation.