Church Planting: Beyond Faith and Inspiration

The Five Essentials for Church Planting It has been my pleasure over the last couple of years to have the opportunity to work with many passionate, inspired Christians during their journey in church planting. These faithful missionaries have been such an inspiration- demonstrating their devotion to God by working diligently to create a new flock […]

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How Can My Church Growth Be A Success?

What is Church Growth? Over the past several months, I have participated in a large number of conversations that range from fantastic to absolutely heartbreaking. I have heard stories from several different small churches that are deeply scared about church growth and what it takes. Every time this discussion comes up, I ask one simple […]

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I’m Ready for a 501(c)(3). But am I a Church Startup or a Religious Startup?

So you would like to start a 501(c)(3) organization …..but are unsure whether you are a church startup or a religious startup organization? The terms “church” and “religious” are both used in IRC 501c3 but neither word is specifically defined. The term “church” is also used generically to define all houses of worship, including mosques […]

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4 Must-Know Items for Ministry Startup

Helping you establish a ministry Being a pastor or ministry leader is difficult, but starting a new organization can be so overwhelming that you lose the vision altogether. You bog yourself down with the ministry name and startup costs to the point that you allow the core of your organization to be overlooked. Many individuals […]

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Top Nonprofit Startup Considerations

Moving forward with nonprofit startup knowledgeably 1)      Do Your Due Diligence: Initial Research:  Is there a need for the mission you are passionate about in your area?  If there is another organization providing the same service, can you partner with them?  Will your organization qualify for 501(c)(3) status, or is another section of 501 tax […]

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