Tag Archives: Personal Growth

“I Didn’t Care for Elevation Church”

“I Didn’t Care for Elevation Church”

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 by .

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No, this is not a hate piece, just the opposite. I actually like Elevation and have learned a lot from Pastor Furtick. That quote came from a guy in my church that recently moved to Charlotte, NC.  Before he left, he asked me if I knew of any churches there that I would recommend.  Having […]

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Open But Cautious Church Planting

Open But Cautious Church Planting

Posted on 10. Jun, 2010 by .

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by Jonathan Dodson from his blog: Creation Project If we’re honest, many of us treat the Holy Spirit more like a silent partner than the third person of the Trinity. We are so cautious of the Spirit that we eliminate him from our leadership. Instead of relying on the Holy Spirit, church planters often rely on […]

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Church in the Making (1 of 4)

Church in the Making (1 of 4)

Posted on 07. Jun, 2010 by .

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Shortly after attending Ben Arment’s WhiteBoard Sessions I got a hold of a copy of his new book Church in the Making. It was the first 200 page book I’ve ever read in one day. I just couldn’t put it down. I’ll be sharing my review of Church in the Making on Mondays this month. […]

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5 Reasons Why I Failed

5 Reasons Why I Failed

Posted on 04. Jun, 2010 by .

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I remember reading a statistic a while back somewhere that found that most successful church planters had been a part of at least one failed attempt at church planting.  I always wondered why that was until now. In 2005 I entered the world of church planting when I took over the reigns of a church […]

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First Year Lessons

First Year Lessons

Posted on 12. Oct, 2009 by .

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Here’s a great post from church planter Dave Nelson in which he shares  The 5 Toughest Things About Leading a Church In My First Year! This is a great opportunity to learn the easy way from someone who learned these lessons the hard way… by experiencing them. So here’s what Dave’s learned after successfully launching […]

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Big Picture vs. Details

Big Picture vs. Details

Posted on 09. Oct, 2009 by .

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This is a great post from Tim McCormik who is planting Coastal Community Church in Ft. Lauderdale. He’s got some great reminders and insights about how the little details matter to God and ought to matter to you as a church planter in his post It’s About The Details. Pray for Tim and his church that just launched in […]

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do you GOT WHAT it TAKES to PLANT a CHURCH?

do you GOT WHAT it TAKES to PLANT a CHURCH?

Posted on 08. Oct, 2009 by .

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  I saw this post about what it takes to be an effective church planter by Jason Robertson on his blog site PastorRobertson.com posted back on September 10, 2009.  Charles Ridley conducted a study of church planters in the United States and Canada. His subjects in the study represented 13 Protestant denominations.  Based upon his research and […]

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Is Church Planting for Me?

Is Church Planting for Me?

Posted on 07. Oct, 2009 by .

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Twenty Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Church I saw this post over at PastorRobertson.com and it looks like the content was adapted from the International Church Planting Center a questionnaire. 1.Is my primary motivation for considering church planting the glory and worship of God and not primarily dissatisfaction with my present situation? 2.Am […]

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Perry Noble Coaching Network

Perry Noble Coaching Network

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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Origional Post written by Rodney Arnold (Creative Scribble) on August 27, 2009 Perry Noble Coaching Network 1 Last week was the first of four sessions that Perry Noble, pastor of NewSpring Church in South Carolina, is doing for me and 15 other pastors in what they’re calling a “Coaching Network.” NewSpring is a church that started […]

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Lessons from a ‘Failed Church Plant’

Lessons from a ‘Failed Church Plant’

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by .

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Lessons from a ‘failed church plant’: Origionally Posted by Mike Edwards on Apr 14, 2009 in his blog: Part of the Story I originally posted this back in November ‘08, but it was the most viewed post I’d ever had on the old blog and a good way to set the stage for newer posts […]

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