Category Archives: CHURCH PLANTING | MODELS

The High Definition Leader: Building Multiethnic Churches in a Multiethnic World

By Derwin L. Gray

The United States is know as the “Great Melting Pot,” yet a survey of our churches on Sunday Morning would reveal a noticeably different portrait of our ethnic make-up. Every facet of American culture is multi-ethnic. Read the rest

High Expectations

By Thom Rainer

For over a quarter of a century the problem of losing church members has progressively increased. Today the situation is so bad that less than one-third of the members in some churches attend worship services. Church leaders Read the rest

Bearing Fruit: Ministry with Real Results

By Lovett H. Weems, Jr.

Thousands of congregations are in serious trouble. Children are not being taught the faith. Disciples are not being made. Lives are not being transformed. The poor are not being blessed. Communities are not being redeemed. Read the rest

Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery

By David Watson and Paul Watson

“It is hard to deny that todayÆs world can seem apathetic toward Christians. Some may look down at their iPhones when we mention God, motion for the check when we bring up church, or Read the rest

It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It

by Craig Groeschel

“When Craig Groeschel founded LifeChurch.tv, the congregation met in a borrowed two-car garage, with ratty furnishings and faulty audiovisual equipment. But people were drawn there, sensing a powerful, life-changing force Groeschel calls “It.” What is It, and Read the rest