Church planting

  1. Trading Spaces: Elderly Church Makes Way for Growth

    Article Trading Spaces: Elderly Church Makes Way for Growth

    During a service last winter that’s been called “moving” and “emotional,” the small, elderly congregation of Asbury United Methodist Church in…

  2. Spring Breakers, Snowbirds, and Barflies All Worship at the Water

    Article Spring Breakers, Snowbirds, and Barflies All Worship at the Water

    When speaking to locals about the outreach worship service meeting in our Gulf Coast community’s world-renowned bar, the Flora-Bama, it becomes evident that things are not…

  3. Worship in a Tote

    Article Worship in a Tote

    On Easter Sunday 2008 a group of one hundred forty-four people huddled in a park pavilion for the first worship service of a new church that was yet to be named, led by Pastor…

  4. Transporting Worship

    Article Transporting Worship

    I'm sure that in seminary I studied the last dozen or so chapters of Exodus, but I don’t remember much about it. All the talk of making worship happen while wandering the…

  5. Partnerships Turn Churches Around

    Article Partnerships Turn Churches Around

    There are a lot of ways to plant and grow new churches. Some say the multi-site model will become the standard for church growth, with numerous congregations sharing the vision…

  6. Planting a Church with Two Different Worship Styles

    Article Planting a Church with Two Different Worship Styles

    It was little more than a postscript to a lecture, but it struck a chord. “Somebody,” he said, “ought to launch a church with two different services from the…

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