I love assessing church planters. I believe that it is a vitally important step in the design phase of starting a new church. Without assessing a potential church planter, it is difficult to predict if he will be effective in planting a new church.

Running alone is good! Running with others is better!

Starting churches is more effective with a team of committed Christians who together experience community, embrace the cross and engage the culture with the gospel.

I received the shocking news that a tornado hit the community of Windsor, Colorado and destroyed the Windsor Community Church building earlier today.

In a lunch conversation with my friend Steve Ogne a few weeks ago, he shared three observations about Multiplication Movements after his trip to India.

“Let’s not be on a mission of community; let’s be a community on mission.”

NNCC: Planting Multi-Ethnic Churches | missionalchallenge.com

This morning at the Exponential Conference, I attended a session that focused on multi-ethnic church planting. This is becoming a growing passion for me. I believe that church planting in America must embrace starting multi-ethnic churches.

I am at the National New Church Conference in Orlando, Florida this week. I arrived a day earlier to attend a Pre-Conference Intensive on “Attractional AND Incarnational Church Planting.”

I got a copy today of The Tangible Kingdom by Hugh Halter and Matt Smay.

Neil Cole describes what a multiplication movement is not…