By Peter Meier | May 1, 2018
Prayer is an essential practice for any church planter or for anyone who wants to begin a new ministry venture. The place to start something new is on our knees!Read More
By Peter Meier | April 15, 2018
When was the last time you set aside some dedicated time to go away and be alone with God? No distractions. No work. No To Do List. Just solitude with your Abba. . .Read More
By Eric Wenger | April 1, 2018
“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them” (Matthew 18:20, NIV).
It was the early 2000s when a new practical application of Matthew 18:20 came to light in my life. . .Read More
By Peter Meier | March 15, 2018
How are disciples made? One disciple at a time!
Biblical Disciple-making is making disciples (one at a time) who then make more disciples, who make more disciples. This is multiplication. However, in our addition-growth culture, we face three significant problems. . .Read More
By Peter Meier | March 1, 2018
Are you and your church making and accumulating disciples, or are you making and releasing disciples? Is your growth merely addition, or are you intentionally working to multiply new faith communities?Read More
By Eric Wenger | February 1, 2018
“Stirring things up” is a phrase that brings back memories for me. I immediately think of the time that a friend and I decided it would be fun to mess with an underground bee nest. . .Read More
By Peter Meier | January 15, 2018
For several years now, I have presented the case for urgency in church planting using the “declining church” narrative. You know it; it goes like this: The church is in decline. Numbers are down. People are more and more disconnected from church. . .
(read more to discover the new church planting narrative)
By Peter Meier | December 20, 2017
I enjoyed breakfast with Ed Stetzer in November.
The Center for United States Missions is a member of Ed’s Church Planting Leadership Fellowship, a group of 70 or 80 church planting leaders, who gather several times a year to learn together and to stay on top of what’s happening in the church planting world. One morning, Ed invited leaders of national groups for breakfast. Ed sat with us, engaging in conversation. . .Read More
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