Church for the Unchurched
Bill Hybels discusses Matthew's encounter with Levi. The time to make a decision is now. And Jesus said to them "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance." Luke 5:31-32.
Charting a Course for New Members
After a guest visits a church, what are the next steps to help them become a member instead of worship-only attendee? David Powell helps us develop a strategy for assimilation.
Building Blocks of Innovation
Jesus and Paul are great examples of innovators in scripture. How do we position ourselves to receive innovative ideas from Jesus? John Worcester gives us some basic principles.
Assimilation of Church Members
Steve Stroope talks about how we can help members become fully developed followers of Christ and what that looks like in everyday life.
How to Start and Stay Growing as a Church
Craig Ferguson identifies the growing problem among numerous churches caused by the faith community's outgrowth of the senior pastor's capabilities.
Creative Church Planting
Dr. Ralph West discusses Creative Church Planting in "How to we get to there from here," and "Back here from there."
Dr. Ralph West
God is Up to Something in Florida
On this edition of the Church Planting Group Podcast, we talk with Rick Lawrence, Director of the Church Planting Department at the Florida Baptist convention, about what God is doing in church planting in Florida.
Building Community Networks for Ministry
Listen as Michael Daily of the Miami Baptist Association discusses collaborative partnerships among other Christian organizations.
You Can Plant a Church If You Want To
What would happen if every church in North America planted just one church this year? Today, we talk with David Nelms, Senior Pastor of Grace Fellowship in FL and the Founder and President of the Timothy Initiative, about reproducing churches.
Ministry in Hard Times
On today's edition of the Church Planting Group podcast, Bill Tenny-Brittian, co-author of "Ministry in Hard Times," talks to us about the book and how we can do ministry during the different seasons in life.
Bill Tenny Brittian
Never Forget Your Home Church
Where would you be without your home church? Dr. Tom Jones, author of "Church Planting from the Ground Up," talks with us about the importance of remembering your home church while you are church planting.
Dr. Tom Jones
How do you get beyond the walls of the church so that you are not only talking about loving the world, but actually doing it? Rich Ratts, AA Church Planting Strategist at the Montana Southern Baptist Convention, talks with us about that and more.
Coloring Outside the Lines
Pam Mungo, consultant for church planting at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, shares about her work in North Carolina with biker, cowboy, and skateboard churches. Also, Jerry Hollifield, lead pastor of Paradigm Church in North Carolina, shares his story of how God is using where he came from to minister to those in his area.
Pam Mungo/Jerry Hollifield
Try New Things
Southern Baptists are becoming more diverse and it's an exciting time to try new things. Al Fernandez, Director of South Florida Urban Impact Ministries at the Florida Baptist Convention, talks about how he is using new things like church planting internships, urban centers, and the next generation, to help Southern Baptist church planters become "agents of transformation."
Planting Multi-Ethnic Churches
|Church isn't about our likes or dislikes but about aligning ourselves to fit Christ's vision. Today, Mark DeYmaz, founding Pastor of Mosaic Church in Little Rock, AR, and author of "Ethnic Blends" along with Bobby Sena, Director of Hispanics Resource Development and Equipping at the North American Mission Board, chat with us about multi-ethnic churches. Mark is the author of "Ethnic Blends" and "Ethnic Church Planting."|
Planting Churches With No Money
On today's edition of the Church Planting podcast, we talk with Mark Weible, Director of Church Planting at the greater Orlando Baptist Association, about retooling our philosophy when it comes to church planting regards to money.|
Can you imagine launching a church with 396
people? It's not about the numbers; it's about being specifically called
and gifted by God. Tom Cheyney and Hal Haller have a conversation about
what it means for a church plant to "launch large."
Giving Back to the School You Rent
|Jason Dukes, church planter and pastor of West Point Church in Florida, talks about his experience of partnering with the local public school they rented for church outside of just Sunday's.|
Dr. Frank Page Addresses NAMB
This is the message delivered by Dr. Frank Page to open to 2007 Summer State
Dr. Frank Page