Missional Challenge is focused on helping believers to align their lives with the mission of Jesus!

How will you remember 2012?

Anything worth pursuing isn’t easy. If it was easy, everybody would reach their goals.

Delegation is an art. Many church planters need coaching on how to delegate effectively. Here’s the problem: many believe that once they delegate a task or responsibility to someone, it naturally means that what has been delegated will get done. However, this is not often the case.

Bob Logan became a mentor to me as I planted a church in Southern California in 1990. I’ll never forget the conversation we had just a month before our public grand opening.

For today’s post, I’ve joined the 7 Link Challenge posted by Darren Rowse on Here’s Darren’s challenge: Publish a post that is a list of 7 links to posts that you and others have written that respond to 7 categories listed below.

Leadership development is critical to the ongoing effectiveness of any community of believers. For there to be continual growth and expansion, leaders must be both recruited and raised up. Also, intentional effort must focus on the process for empowering and supporting leaders.

Don’t start churches to make disciples.

What Stops Church Multiplication? Disobedient Christians |

When disciplemaking stops, new churches stop being birthed. Jesus told His disciples to make disciples (Matthew 28:19-20). This required going, baptizing, and teaching to obey. When we fail to teach obedience to Christ’s commands, disciplemaking stops. When disciplemaking stops, church multiplication stops.