As long as you’re aware of its errors, this book offers insights for the prospective church planter.
No matter the costs and effects of church planting on the planting church, the Lord is always faithful.
Four things I learned from our successful and fruitful church merger—almost 20 years after it happened.
In a church merger, you must understand the two existing cultures and lead them to become one. Here are five ways to do that.
Ecclesiology can’t be assumed nor should it be considered a distraction to the church planter’s “mission.”
The work of pastoring is the work of stewarding power. This book will help all pastors—and especially young ones—to do that well.
It’s tempting for a new pastor to show up with a laundry list of problems that need to be fixed. But that approach almost never works.
These resources will give both church leaders and church members a clear and compelling vision of their role in God’s work.
If you’ve served in a church with a plurality of elders, then you’ve felt tension over questions about how the “senior” pastor relates to other pastors.
If you’re looking for an accessible, Reformed Baptist introduction on the doctrine of the church, this is a resource I’m happy to recommend.
How can I grow my church? If your answer doesn’t mention God’s Word, then you’re starting in the wrong place.
Two years into our church plant, we faced our first major crisis. Here are nine takeaway lessons on dealing with church conflict.
Martin Bucer (1491–1551) isn’t as well known as John Calvin or Martin Luther, but during the 16th century Bucer’s writings and reform of the church in Strasbourg influenced many
Kindness may be one of the most overlooked pieces of the fruit of the Spirit. But it shouldn’t be, for it takes us to the very heart of the gospel.