Church Planting and Revitalization
How can you change your church when you’re not the pastor?
I pray God would give you wisdom to discern how best to serve, strengthen, and unify your local church, regardless of how you may or may not be able to change it.
In January of 1993 I found myself at Capitol Hill Baptist Church having just received the resignation of the pastor (his sin disqualified him from continuing on in the pulpit). … keep reading…
All these come from my own experience as one of several men who have worked to reform Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville. I don’t claim universality for any of … keep reading…
What does it take to plant churches among the urban poor? What role do women’s ministry and mercy ministry play?
Countless church plants fail for lack of funds. So instead of throwing a Hail Mary, why not explore a new model instead?
How can a church raise up and sustain pastors who are faithful over the long haul? That’s a question Sojourn Network is trying to answer.
Andy Davis, a pastor in North Carolina, recounts the stirring story of his church’s revitalization.
Darrin Patrick shares about the struggles of planting a church, leading his family, engaging culture, and more in this personal and wide-ranging interview.
Here are a few ways this book can help pastors who are reforming churches, as well as cautions you will want to consider as you read.
What to do—and what not to do—in the midst of church reform.
The gospel can not only build a local church, but rebuild it also—sometimes in surprising, unexpected ways.
Only God brings life to dead things. But here are some lessons I learned that I believe contributed to our church’s revitalization.
When a church is transformed, the gospel surges forward as the community is confronted with a genuine corporate witness for Christ.
Here’s a short roadmap on the road to church reform that might help you keep your bearings as you move forward.