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February 28, 2018 by Brad Walker | Send Network
In the fall of 2013, I came to a 3-year-old church plant in Southern Indiana as the Executive Pastor. Not long after, we were ready to send out two local church plants. We had no idea that number would be three. In April 2015, a few circumstances were sovereignly brought together, and the plans...
February 27, 2018 by Send Network | Send Network
Dr. Robert E. Logan has over 40 years of ministry experience, including church planting, pastoring, consulting, coaching and speaking. Bob has authored many books that have proven valuable to trainers.
February 27, 2018 by Warren Mainard | Send Network
“Wait a minute, what?” I thought to myself incredulously, “We are no longer a plant?” This thought hit me with the same force as waking up to realize that I am now in my 40s. In the five years since moving to Bellevue,...
February 26, 2018 by Tanner Turley | Send Network
My father was one of the greatest high school basketball coaches in Kentucky history. After watching the majority of his 600+ wins and planting a church in Boston, I’ve learned the value of momentum. One dunk, one deep three-pointer, one open door in your community, one soul saved can make all...
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 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 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 Charlie Dunn | Send Network
Recently I had the “privilege” of shopping at Home Depot. I say “privilege” because, depending on how handy you consider yourself, shopping at Home Depot is either a major blessing or a sick joke. I fall squarely into the second category. My life’s culminating work of “handiness” is in having —...
February 12, 2018 by Send Network | Send Network
Dino Senesi, director of church planting at the Send Network and George Ross, Send City Missionary for New Orleans, talk about benefits of coaching. The three main benefits are discovery, development and discernment. Listen to this two-part series for practical takeaways in coaching and church...

How can a church planter encourage his wife?

Christine Hoover, spouse of a church planter and accomplished writer, offers up practical wisdom for church planters on how they can encourage their wives as they serve alongside them on the front lines of ministry.