Church Planting

CITY BANS CHURCH FROM WORSHIPING IN COFFEE SHOP

www.startchurch.com/blog/view/name/city-bans-church-from-worshipping-in-coffee-shop? By: Raul Rivera What if a zoning law could keep your church from holding worship services? A church in Maryland has recently found itself in a legal battle with the city of Laurel, Maryland over zoning laws and whether or not it can continue to hold worship services. This is not the first time a […]

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3 COMMON REASONS FOR MINISTRY BURNOUT

www.startchurch.com/blog/view/name/how-to-prevent-ministry-burnout? By: Raul Rivera Burnout reason #1: Critical Church Members Oftentimes, one of the greatest sources of burnout for a pastor can come from the very people that he or she serves on a weekly basis – church members. These are the folks for which you often stay up late praying. These are the individuals […]

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5 TOP PRIORITIES FOR INCREASING YOUR CHURCH

 sermoncentral.com/pastors-preaching-articles/charles-arn-5-top-priorities-for-increasing-your-church This article is a classic on church growth. It was first released in 2010 and since then has gone  around the world, influencing  the growth of thousands of churches. It’s a must-read, even if you have read it before. — Pastor Frank  By: Charles Arn on Sep 1, 2010 Whether you’re in a church of 20 or […]

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THE VISION TO PLANT 50 NEW CHURCHES IN WAR-TORN UKRAINE

Bob Cave serves as IPHC’s Continental Director for Europe. He sent me this letter after reading the story printed in Cutting Edge last week about 200,000 people who gathered in Ukraine to celebrate Jesus and the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. I know Bob Cave personally and highly recommend his ministry to you. Bob […]

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MOTHER AND DAUGHTER CHURCH CELEBRATE DAUGHTER’S 10TH YEAR

By: Frank Tunstall River of Life Church (Rev. Richard Goad, Pastor) and daughter congregation, Passion Church (Rev. Steve Ely, Pastor) celebrated Passion Church’s 10th Anniversary in the morning service on August 27. Pastor Richard hosted the joint service, and Rev. Stacy Hilliard was the featured speaker. The morning was a Pentecostal celebration with powerful camp […]

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THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST (RE-)EMERGENCE IN CHURCH PLANTING

ChristianityToday.com/edstetzer/2017/august/southern-baptists-emergence-in-church-planting        Ed Stetzer spoke at the recent IPHC General Conference in Orlando. He says that “Church planting accelerates and advances the kingdom in exponential ways.” We can see much of our own IPHC church planting history in how Dr. Stetzer spells out theirs.- Pastor Frank By: Ed Stetzer In the last few years, Southern […]

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CAMBODIANS USHER IN A MIRACULOUS MOMENT FOR CHRISTIANITY

ChristianityToday.com cambodians-usher-in-miraculous-moment-for-christianity.html One of the great revivals of modern times is now happening in Cambodia, a 97% Buddhist nation. The church has grown from 200 Christians in the country in 1979, when the brutal Communist dictator Pol Pot lost power, to over 300,000 believers today. History holds Pol Pot responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million […]

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SOME QUICK THOUGHTS ON HOUSE CHURCHES: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE OPEN TO THEM

http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/house-churches-good-or-bad.html?utm_source=edstetzer&utm_medium=Newsletter Hillsong has just released about twenty of their lyric videos to Sermon Spice. Since a growing number of our churches use lyric videos in worship, I decided to share this ad with you; it is included at the end of this article by Ed Stetzer. Dr. Stetzer will be one of the speakers at the […]

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PLANTING 1,000 CHURCHES IN YOUR LIFETIME

christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/1000-churches-in-your-lifetime.html Ed Stetzer will be one of the speakers at the upcoming IPHC General Conference. — Pastor Frank By: Ed Stetzer Churches need to be planted and then quickly need to plant other churches. In order to start a movement and plant 1,000 churches in your lifetime, you need to think about church planting through […]

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