Episode 108: Developing Rapport With New Media

Learn how to leverage social media for the sake of the gospel.

Episode 68: Marriage and The Weight of Leadership

Learn more about marriage, pastoral leadership, and certain issues that might come up along the way.

Episode 64: Debt, Finances, and Pastoral Leadership

What are the implications of having debt and planting a church? Learn about the nuts and bolts.

Episode 61: Revitalization vs Planting vs Multisite

Are you a revitalizer, a planter, or a campus pastor? Learn about the differences.

Episode 60: Multisite, Multiplication, and Rural Implications

Vision, finances, direction, leadership, and other elements that are important for a multisite strategy.

Episode 58: Preaching, Campuses, and The Pastor’s Presence

Preaching pastors, teaching pastors, campus pastors, senior pastors, and presence.

Episode 57: The Issue with Conflict

What happens when you don’t deal with conflict head on? What if you let it fester on your team?

Episode 56: Where Should You Plant?

Distance, direction, proximity, and more. Learn a rubric to help you determine where you should plant.

Episode 55: Unconventional Service Times

What happens when people don’t want to give up their Sunday mornings? Learn how to reach them with your church.

Episode 54: Ed Stetzer and Critical Knowledge

Learn about The 5 Things Every Church Planter Needs to Know from Ed Stetzer.

Episode 53: Ed Stetzer and 30 Years of Planting

Learn about The Secrets I’ve Learning From 30 Years of Church Planting from Ed Stetzer.

Episode 52: Derwin Gray and Multi-Ethnic Planting

Learn about Planting and Leading a Multi-Ethnic Church from Derwin Gray, who is the Founding and Lead Pastor of Transformation Church.

Episode 51: Shawn Lovejoy and Core Groups

Learn about Developing Your Core Group from Shawn Lovejoy, who is the Directional Leader of CourageToLead.com.

Episode 50: Jeff Vanderstelt and Missional Living

Learn about Missional Living as a Church Planter from Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma, who is now the Lead Teaching Pastor at Doxa Church.

Episode 46: Home Groups, Community, and Campuses

How do you structure home groups and community life for your church? What about for multisite churches?

Episode 43: Leaders, Development, and Networks

Raising up leaders, creating and starting a network, and leveraging technology to train your leaders.

Episode 41: Recruiting Leaders and Motivating Them

What are the ways to grow the commitment and motivation level on your core team?

Episode 40: Does Formal Ministry Experience Matter?

Learn about the way competencies, ministry experience, and leadership development affects church planting.

Episode 39: What Prevents Multiplication?

What are the factors that prevent multiplication? Fear, failure, scarcity, relationships, bad math, and a lack of vision.

Episode 38: Best Practices for Children’s Ministry

Learn best practices for children’s ministry, how to choose the right curriculum, and the levels of biblical learning for children.

Episode 37: Transitioning in Ministry

Learn about the obstacles and benefits of transitioning from student ministry into church planting.

Episode 36: Best Practices for Video Teaching

Learn strategies and techniques for video teaching, stage setup, and broadcasting for your church.

Episode 35: Reverse Engineering Your Launch

Reverse engineering your launch process, strategies for roll-out, and developing your leaders.

Episode 33: Relocating for Church Planting and Ministry

Is relocation necessary for church planting? Why do so many people do it?

Episode 32: Alternatives to Small Groups

Learn the dynamics of leading change and how to get to the root of an issue in small groups.

Episode 31: Keys To Training Leaders and Church Planters

Methods, models, markers, and milestones. Learn different ways to train your leaders and future church planters.

Episode 30: Daughter Churches, Governance, and Decisions

Learn about the nuts and bolts related to planting a daughter church or campus.

Episode 29: Preparing to Plant a Church

Are you considering planting a church? Learn what you can do now to get started.

Episode 27: Making an Impact on your Community

Learn how to build relationships, develop your reputation, and increase your impact on your community.

Episode 26: Ways to Create a Culture of Team

Should you use competition to develop your team? Or is there a better way to increase productivity and teamwork?

Episode 25: Developing a Leadership Team

Volunteers, part-time, or full-time staff? What does the ideal leadership team look like in a church plant?

Episode 24: Central Services and Budgeting Tips

What does a multisite church budget look like? How do central services come into play?

Episode 23: How to Break Through the 125 Growth Barrier

What do you need to know and how should you allocate your time to break through the 125 barrier?

Episode 22: How to Sustain and Thrive in Ministry over the Long Haul

Failing to plan is planning to fail. Learn tools and ideas to develop a rhythm and rule of life for your ministry.

Episode 21: The Nuts and Bolts of Small Groups

Learn how to structure your small groups and ensure that mission isn’t relegated to an afterthought.

Episode 20: Missional Living, Models, and Discipleship

Learn how to better integrate mission into the everyday rhythms of your church.

Episode 19: Emotionally and Spiritually Healthy Church Planters

Learn tips and tricks to stay emotionally and spiritually healthy as a church planter and pastor.

Episode 18: Celebrity Pastors, Video Preaching, and Leadership Development

Video venue campuses need to have a solid leadership development process.

Episode 17: The Future of Bivocational Church Planting

What’s on the horizon for bivocational church planting?

Episode 16: Engaging Multiple Cultures

Learn about different strategies, methods, and ideas to engage the multiple cultures in your city.

Episode 14: Small Town vs Big City Church Planting and Multisite

What’s unique about church planting and multisite in smaller towns?

Episode 13: Becoming a Multiplying Church

Are you going to be strategic or opportunistic in multiplying your church?

Episode 12: Increasing Your Public Presence

Learn some surefire ways to increase the public presence of your church.

Episode 11: Growth Barriers in Church Planting

Learn how to breakthrough the 35, 75, 125, and 200 barriers in church planting.

Episode 10: Contextualization for Church Multiplication

Where should you plant or start a campus? Learn insights about contextualization and leadership.

Episode 9: Bivocational and Missional Church Planting

Learn about bivocational ministry, reaching the lost, and sustainability.

Episode 8: Being Banished to the Kids Table

Learn how words build worlds. Language matters for your vision and your church.

Episode 7: Launch Teams and Vision Hijackers

Learn about the nuts and bolts of launch teams, as well as the importance of vision, and the danger of vision hijackers.

Episode 6: Dealing with the Mothership

Learn about the common issues that arise in multisite churches.

Episode 4: Your Church’s Social Media Strategy

How to develop a social media strategy for your church, and what’s the difference between centralization and decentralization?

Episode 3: Fundraising That Works

Learn about raising support, developing partners, and finding funding for your church plant.

Episode 2: Church Planting, Multisite, and Hybrids

What’s the difference between church planting, multisite, and hybrid models?

Episode 1: Pitfalls, Landmines, and Blind Spots in Church Planting

What are the most common pitfalls, landlines, and blind spots in church planting?

Episode 0: Introducing the New Churches Q&A Podcast

What is the NewChurches.com Q&A Podcast? How does it work? How do I submit a question?