In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever, John Joseph, and Nathan Knight about a topic every pastor knows well: how to care for difficult people.
We don’t need to borrow from the business world or their definitions of profit to establish criteria for success and significance.
Stetzer and Im have produced a useful book on planting, but you’ll need other books to fill in your understanding of what the church is and the responsibilities of pastoral ministry.
What’s the difference between a church plant and a church? Is it best to start a church with a team of pastors rather than a solo pastor?
What’s needed to plant a church isn’t the wisdom of Jim Collins, but the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Ecclesiology can’t be assumed nor should it be considered a distraction to the church planter’s “mission.”
Listen to “Session 1 – Do you start with Preaching or Flyers? – Nathan Knight” on Spreaker. 9Marks, the North American Mission Board, and Send partnered together for a one-day conference on church revitalization in Washington, DC.
Nathan Knight’s session during the First 5 Years conference in Fort Worth, TX. For more about 9Marks conferences and ministry, please visit http://www.9marks.org
Five years of service in your local church will yield much better dividends than five hours of being evaluated by the greatest church planting minds in the country.
I think we should stop talking about “launching” new church plants and instead refer to them “covenanting” for the first time.
How can a pastor encouarge evangelism and discipleship in the life of the local church?
This book will provide a laser-sharp vision for a young pastor just getting his feet wet in the ministry.