Resources

March 26, 2018 by Jason K. Lee | Evangelism
Wouldn’t it be easier if Easter was just about the Easter Bunny? I mean who could oppose a good egg hunt with dozens of kids looking for the most obviously hidden objects? (By the way, didn’t Easter egg hunts used to be more challenging? Didn’t parents used to hide the eggs so well you didn't...
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March 26, 2018 by James Merritt | Evangelism
Never were truer words spoken by Jesus than these: “He who is faithful in that which is least will be faithful in that which is much.” Those words are especially true in the most important five minutes: when a guest enters your church. They are sizing you up from the time they drive onto your...
March 26, 2018 by Clint Clifton | Send Network
What is a CPCT? Our Church Planter Care Team (CPCT) is a group of members who, on behalf of our church, make it their responsibility to support and encourage families we send to spread the gospel. We want to be the first people they message with a God-story because they know we will celebrate...
March 26, 2018 by Ken Whitten | Evangelism
Easter is a celebration of believers because we serve a risen Savior, but do you also want your Easter service to be highly geared to assist lost people to say an eternal “yes” to Jesus? Of course, there are many non-frequent church attenders who will be there on Easter, and certainly there will...
March 23, 2018 by Muche Ukegbu | Send Network
Muche Ukegbu, a church planter in Miami, talks about the reasons every planter should attend the Send Network orientation.
March 21, 2018 by Brian Bowman | Send Network
It snowed in Phoenix, Arizona, on Jan. 1, 2011. It was the only snow we have seen since we moved from Oklahoma that same day seven years ago. That first year in Phoenix was completely devoted to identifying and building a core team that would help me launch Valley Life Church 53 weeks after that...
March 20, 2018 by Aaron Jozwiak | Send Network
Before we started our church planting process, I had a seasoned pastor remind me that if a church is birthed with deformities, it is going to grow with deformities. This makes the early leadership in church planting critically important. In fact, some of the most important leadership...
March 20, 2018 by Bob Bickford | Send Network
Most every pastor I have met has entered into ministry with a high sense of calling and a desire to honor God through preaching, teaching, discipling, shepherding, and caring for the flock God has entrusted to him. Some among us are filled with idealism and intense passion to see the church body...
March 19, 2018 by Chris Causey | Send Network
It is incredible that Jesus’ intention in His three-year ministry was to start a global movement in a pre-internet people not even aware of the existence of most of the continents on Earth. Christ's global vision was truly unprecedented. Even more amazing was His plan to create this global...
March 16, 2018 by Kyle Bueermann | Send Network
Imagine the scene with me for a moment: It’s 10 minutes before the start of the worship service. You’ve spent several hours working on your sermon. You have perfectly punctuated each primary point. You’ve spent time discipling and shepherding your people throughout the week. You straighten your...