By Izah Broadus / When people think about the ministry of a church, they probably think of the pastors and ministers and what they do. But our families are also in the ministry!
By Andrew Munneke / Communities & worldviews that mimic those of the church are growing, but those who truly claim Jesus as Lord are being pushed to the margins of our culture. Is there hope for the true church, and the world, as we steadily move toward exile?
By Andrew Munneke / In my last blog I addressed the question, “How do you know if you’re qualified to be a church planter?” Now let’s look at your gifting.
By Lee Kemp When I’m talking to people and sharing Forefront Church’s story, I have often been asked “Why did you go into church planting after being involved in an established church ministry for more than a decade?” I think it’s a great question. Back in the day, Sarah and I made this little magazine… Continue reading Why church planting?
By Lee Kemp As a pastor, you wouldn’t tell members of your church to compare themselves to someone else in the church, right? You would tell them to compare themselves with Christ. We need to validate that concept at a corporate level. When we are examining our churches’ visions and goals, how are we tracking… Continue reading 3 questions to ask when measuring the success of your ministry
By Lee Kemp Why is Sunday to Sunday important as a church planter? Well, it’s just like a football team. As a youth pastor, I was fortunate to be around Greenwood High School football, coached by one of the soon-to-be hall-of-famers, Rick Jones. What has made him successful, just like every other leader I’ve observed,… Continue reading Between Sundays: why churches fail or succeed