We wanted to pop that bubble as quickly as possible to form new bubbles—multiple bubbles in fact.
How many churches did the Apostle Paul plant? Certainly someone somewhere has done research on this. I’m sure it’s a lot. By all accounts, and however much guestimating is involved, I think most everyone would agree on this: Paul was successful. He was a winner. Sure, he took a whole lot of trouble for his…
For 30 years the primary indicator of health in churches is weekend attendance. The challenge is that healthy things aren’t the only things that grow.
A truly radical thought: The Scriptures do not tell us to plant churches.
I’ve learned a few things, many of which I write about here. I know are a few common steps in a successful ministry launch.