How to Organize as an RCA Church

If your church plant is self-governing, self-supporting, and…

Readiness for Organization

A new church is ready to organize when it is self-governing,…

13 Characteristics of Successful Church Planters

Characteristics set developed by Charles Ridley

Anatomy of a Church Planting Movement

Multiple churches have established church planting centers staffed with a full-time person in charge of raising up church planters who will develop their own church planting centers. The goal of these churches is not just planting churches, but planting churches that will become church planting centers themselves.

How to Develop a Strong Classis Church Multiplication Team

Do you want to grow your classis and reach new people groups by starting vibrant churches? Here are some best practices that come to us through field experience and the Book of Church Order.

Ten Things Successful Parent Churches Do

These ten tested principles reflect the experience of 20 RCA parenting churches that pioneered the practice of “churches planting churches.”

Determining a Church Plant’s Classis: The Church Multiplication Team Conviction

Read about the Church Multiplication's team commitment and conviction to accountability in planting and sustaining churches.

Sixteen Ways to Plant a Church

There is no one-size-fits-all guide to parenting a new church. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 16 different approaches to church planting for parent churches.