All the articles are in PDF format and can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
The first two articles were printed in Christian Standard which allows up to 1000
printed copies to be made for free distribution. The other articles I consider to
belong to Jesus and may be used in any way to advance the Kingdom of God as long
as there is no charge associated with the use.
A New Old Church Planting Strategy
This is an older article citing the need for and examples of churches planting churches.
Most of the information is still relevant.
This article compares factors about church growth and church planting with easy to
imagine “pictures.” Another older but relevant article.
A Harvest Parable
This article talks about how most churches can’t or won’t grow and how churches can
plant churches resulting in Kingdom expansion.
Church Planting Myths
This article is about some common church planting myths including the impact of new
churches on near by churches.
Twelve Steps to Church Planting
This provides a step by step approach for churches to use in planting churches.
U.S. Obstacles to Church Planting Movements
This lists several things about the U.S. that hinder the development of church planting
movements in the U.S.
Is It True
Church Planting Leader Version
Small and Mid Size Church Leader Version
These files are a series of “Is it true . . . questions. The questions are the same
but in a different order in the two versions. The questions can help you rethink
some traditional thinking related to church planting.