Resources

February 22, 2018 by Christine Hoover | Send Network
Christine Hoover, a church planter spouse in Virgina, gives practical ways for pastors' wives to develop friendships inside the church.
February 21, 2018 by Jonathon Woodyard | Send Network
When it comes to planting a church (or pastoring an established church for that matter), praying, preaching, singing, and a host of other things demand attention. Much has been written about the importance of hospitality in church planting. Pastors who are not hospitable simply should not hold...
February 20, 2018 by Peyton Jones | Send Network
Everybody thinks they hate evangelism, but what if that was because they didn’t understand how evangelism happens in the real world? I’m no expert at it. In fact, I’d say I was the reluctant evangelist. The last time I led somebody to Christ was sitting in an Uber car after waking at 4 a.m. to...
February 20, 2018 by Jena Marie O'Brien | Send Network
The tortoise and the hare, the well-known and beloved fable, has been around for centuries. The concept is not new and our idiom of “slow and steady wins the race” can encourage most people. It makes sense in our minds, and we push through — continuing on. However, sometimes the slow and steady...
February 19, 2018 by Garth Leno | Send Network
Church planters get pulled in many directions at once. The task of discipling men can get displaced quickly by the tyranny of the urgent. But we must raise up faithful men who can disciple others. It’s critical to our future success in the irresistible task of church planting! I share often with...
February 15, 2018 by Jenna Hallock | Send Network
Let’s continue to explore what Ephesians 4 tells us about our calling as replant wives: "Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one...
February 15, 2018 by Rayden Hollis | Send Network
Rayden Hollis, church planter in St. Louis, gives practical steps one can take to develop leaders in their church plant.
February 14, 2018 by Whitney Clayton | Send Network
Before I knew Jesus, I was a user. Not drugs. Worse. I used people. I am one of those people gifted with an insight into other people, and before I knew Christ, my gift was used for my benefit alone. I always knew what people wanted to hear, and I used that knowledge like a skeleton key to...
February 13, 2018 by Jenna Hallock | Send Network
Eight years ago, Calvary Church in Englewood, Colorado, numbered 30 people, had a little money in the bank, and was ready to close the doors forever. My husband, Mark, and I were in suburban Denver (just down the street!), doing youth ministry, feeling very comfortable, and sensing God was...