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Here you’ll find resources for all categories related to church planting: Parenting, planting, finance, organizing, leadership, discipleship, fundraising, and more.
Oversight Team Handbook
A Guide to Church Plant Governance If you are reading this,…
Second Leader Transitions in New Churches
Passing the Baton to the Next Equipping Leader A working resource…
Leadership Development Webinar #2
RCA church planter Nate Bull and CRC planter Jeff Heerspink join…
Leadership Development Conversation 1 Webinar
Church plants with multiple strong leaders can have a greater…
Feel called to church planting?
We encourage you to take the Initial Screening Assessment (ISA).…
Bivocational Planting Webinar #2
Allen Kleine Deters, planter of The Bridge (CRC) in Niagara Falls,…
Invitation to Hispanic Planters
This video is an invitation to become a part of the calling of…
Bivocational Planting Webinar #1
The model for the American church has changed over the years.…
The 4 Es
The RCA Church Multiplication team’s goal is to see the church-planting…
Cross Cultural Planting Webinar 2
We discuss what Cultural Intelligence by David Livermore can…
Involving multiple senses in worship can connect us to God on…
Fundraising Conversation 2
This is the second webinar in the three-part series, “Fundraising…
Fundraising Conversation 1
“Be careful in attempting something that does not require faith.”…
The leaders of New Life Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan,…
Cross Cultural Planting Webinar
Planting a church in a cross-cultural setting brings unique challenges.…
New Congregation Plan
All new RCA church plants must complete a New Congregation Plan.…
When you’re planting a church, it pays to know your target demographic. MissionInsite can help with that.
Qualified multiplication coaches have received additional coaching…
Benefits of Organization
It’s natural to expect a new congregation to become independent,…
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
Church Planter Assessment Road Map
Think God is calling you to church planting? We encourage you…
Church Planting Through the Centuries
Church Plant Timeline
Preparing to launch a church plant can be overwhelming. To stay…
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.
Coming Up with the Money
Coming up with the money to start a new church might seem like an impossible task. But if God is calling you to church planting, don’t let finances stop you. God will provide for your ministry.
Financing a Church Plant
Although start-up costs for RCA church plants vary, most new congregations can build a balanced budget from year one.
Growing a financial base for a new ministry isn’t easy, but it’s essential for a church plant’s success.
The Initial Budget: A Step-by-Step Guide
Form a team to manage church finances. Putting a team of people…
Working with Donors: Five Things to Remember
Here are five things to remember when working with donors.
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.
Ten Common Questions About God
God is more complex than we can grasp. But the Bible and the creeds tell us a lot.
Six Actions That Cause Health and Growth
From the Natural Church Development (NCD) international study,…
The Need for Raising Up Leaders
“So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists,…
Identifying Next-Generation Church Planters: Six Key Traits
The next generation of planters might be sitting in your church this Sunday. John Alwood offers six tips for identifying these potential leaders.
September 1, 2015
7 Critical Factors in Successful Parenting Pastors
Spiritual Foundation and Prayer Intercessors Sensitive…
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