Last year I attended the Global Church Planting Network in Istanbul, Turkey. It was a powerful gathering of 100 church planting leaders representing 15 regions of the world.

I love training church planters! I love coaching church planters.

Church Planting Insight #1 |

When starting a church over twenty years ago, if I was told this one time, I was told it ten times:

Leaders must be accountable for disciplemaking. You’ve heard the adage, “Speed of the leader, speed of the team.”
Ask your spiritual leaders who they are influencing to follow Jesus. Don’t assume they are building relationships with lost people.

How can church planters help those who want to join in planting a church to get on the same page?

Here at the Exponential Conference today I was asked why I came to this conference. I offered three reasons for coming to Exponential – and I think that these three reasons would probably provide the basis for attending any conference.

God-ordained leadership in the church is placed upon godly disciplemakers who are called to serve as elders.

The key to coaching missional leaders is relationship.

How can the church release movements that will transform America?

Where do you find leaders in a church plant?