The more financial pressures placed on a church planter, the greater the pressure will be to attract “church people” to join the new church so that the giving base will grow.

This will negatively impact the new church’s ability to connect with unreached people. It may result in new churches that become dependent on programs to meet the needs of Christians, rather than focusing on missional activities that connect with lost people.

Today’s Missional Challenge

Consider the ministry implications resulting from minimal funding. How will you keep focused on making disciples?