Grace Hills Timeline

Pastor, What’s Your Timeline for the Next Year?

When we started the work of planting Grace Hills, we developed a time to established what we hoped to be doing for the first six months – our “pre-launch” process. It loed like this (except it included July and August – couldn’t find that version): Lately, we’ve grown and I’ve been quite excited about what God is up to. But …

Planting Multiples

How Churches Can Partner to Plant New Churches

Denominations don’t plant churches.  Churches plant churches. This is why churches should be proactive about church planting rather than waiting for denominational boards and agencies to get the job done. Having said that, most churches don’t have the resources to plant another church on their own, so they need to partner together with other multiplication-minded churches to expand the kingdom. Denominations …

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Before You Plant a Church, Clarify Your Calling

The work of planting a new church will probably kill you. On my first day in Greek Grammar class in Bible college, Dr. Jesse Thomas walked in and stood at the podium to offer a brief welcome, “Welcome to boot camp.” Serious students survived, some even thrived, but some fell by the wayside because of their unwillingness to do the …