Articles

Tony Cooke
Tony Cooke

Leading When the Results Aren’t What You’d Like

February 26, 2011

By Tony Cooke Oscar Wilde, the noted Irish playwright, once said: "The play was a great success, but the audience was a disaster." Have you ever felt that way? You preached what you believed to be a great message, but

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Gary Rohrmayer
Gary Rohrmayer

Ten Principles for Launching a Major Growth Thrust

January 31, 2011

By Gary Rohrmayer As we read through the book of Acts we need to always remember it is a book of history.  It gives us a glimpse of how God worked through ordinary men and women to fulfill His purposes and carry

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Sebastiaan van Wessem
Sebastiaan van Wessem

Planting Life-Giving Churches in Post-Christian Europe

December 30, 2010

By Sebastiaan van Wessem Amsterdam… If you hear the name of that city most Christians around the world will have negative associations. To name but a few: prostitution, drugs and homosexuality. I am not sure if

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Josh and Kate Richter
Josh and Kate Richter

The Importance of Reaching Children

December 2, 2010

By Josh and Kate Richter The Christian church is based on a foundation of Jesus Christ through God’s Word, the very Christian principles and values that come with righteousness.  That foundation is what all

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Troy Maxwell
Troy Maxwell

Lessons From a Church Planter

October 29, 2010

By Troy Maxwell It was a warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon in Richmond, Virginia. The autumn leaves were turning, and the wind was blowing them off the trees as I drove to my house. But the beauty outside didn’t match

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Beth Jones
Beth Jones

Church Growth – Are You Scoring Points?

September 29, 2010

By Beth Jones If you've ever played sports you know the goal, right? Score points! I played varsity basketball in high school and competitive tennis every summer; there was no confusion on my goal. Shoot baskets. Serve

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