My 2 decades of church planting have included successful team development and church starts, healthy hand-offs, leaders developed, disciples, baptisms, miracles, best friends, betrayals, fundraising, an economic crash when we lost everything, 4 thriving plants and one dead one, a  burnout that landed me in the hospital, severe depression and anxiety, faith, redemption, and just about every other mistake and joy a planter could endure. By God’s grace, all of this has inspired me to prepare and care for people like you – church planters, missional leaders, and disciples seeking to love Jesus and their neighbors.

 

 


Tozer’s Ordination Prayer & Covenant

I stumbled across this beautiful prayer and covenant written by A.W. Tozer (1897-1963) for his ordination in 1920. It is still so relevant for us today: O Lord, I have heard your voice and was afraid. You have called me to an awesome task in a grave and perilous hour....

11 Indicators for Launching Services in a Building

Launching too soon is notoriously one of the most common reasons a new church plant never reaches sustainability. Some of the most common reasons planters give for jumping into a launch are: The planter believes that if he starts weekend services or gets a building,...

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