"We must aim to plant churches for the glory of God and the good of the community, not to meet our own needs."
“When asked about the one true key to bringing people far from God near, I simply say, ‘Start throwing great parties.’”
"The best intentions of decision-makers and church leaders may not help them avoid the pitfalls of a new church-building project."
"We need to get to the place where our people can articulate a simple gospel message and call others to faith in Jesus."
“Planting a church of disciples who make disciples isn’t only doable; it is what Jesus commanded his church to do.”
"Here are stories of three churches and how they are reaching their target area without owning a facility."
"God desires to see every person come to know him. He’s waiting for a church planter to step out and start a movement."
“If you want people to live in a different way, you have to promise them change—the possibility of a different kind of church.”
Ed Stetzer: "With these two statistics in mind, church planters can start and grow healthy, Great Commission churches."
“Two-thirds of church plants have mostly connected with people who were already a part of a church.”