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October 5, 2012 by Ed Stetzer | Send Network
Statistically, you can see a recurring pattern: Bible engagement is directly related to spiritual growth. While it may be possible to become a "better person" by attending church, it is not true spiritual growth. New life in Christ, the...
October 3, 2012 | Send Network
Joshua Lenon, Pastor of Red Door Church in Cincinnati, OH answers the question: How should I care for my wife during church planting?
September 27, 2012 | Evangelism | Send Network
Joseph Velarde, Pastor of Riverbend Community Church in Allentown, PA answers the question: Why is being a lifelong learner so important?
The Who Hurdle Blog Post
September 26, 2012 by Dean Fulks | Send Network
Running track in high school I learned the hardest hurdle to jump is the first one. After those first couple, you can find a rhythm whether you three-step or five-step them. But the first one – the “highest” hurdle – can seem like a giant. Your...
September 25, 2012 by Jeff Phillips | Send Network
Jeff Phillips, a church planting pastor in Vancouver, explains how to plant churches in different cultures. Click here to learn more.
September 20, 2012 | Evangelism | Send Network
Drew Tucker, Pastor of Covenant Life Church in Tampa, FL answers the question: How did you know you were called to plant a church?
September 19, 2012 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Send Network
Often a ministry wife hesitates to call herself a leader. For a variety of individualistic reasons we may shy away from the “leader” label. Yet we are. Some of us like it. Some of us don’t. It is unwise for us to resist, ignore or deny it....
September 19, 2012 by J.D. Payne | Send Network
J.D. Payne, pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, explains how all kingdom citizens are royal priests to proclaim the Lord’s goodness to the world.
September 19, 2012 by John Bisagno | Send Network
John Bisagno, Pastor Emeritus of the 22,000-member Houston's First Baptist Church, offers information on North America's Pentecost. Click here to learn more.
September 19, 2012 by Matt Rogers | Send Network
I used to be a world-renowned athlete. On the concrete slab in my backyard playing basketball with myself, I was unbeatable. I would do the play by play in my head: “The time is running out. Matt Rogers open in the corner. Three, two … Matt for...
September 9, 2012 by John Mark Clifton | Send Network
Harry and Fern Clifton My first experience at church planting was at the age of 7. My dad, Harry Clifton, was a pastor in Chillicothe, Mo., and his church, Calvary Baptist, started a “mission church” in Leon, Iowa. I...
September 7, 2012 by Ellis Prince | Send Network
This question is the one my wife and I asked each other in the spring of 2007.  Through a series of signs and with much prayer, we knew that our place of obedient service was Baltimore, Md.  But where do you start when you are a family of four in...

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.