Restoration Required

Written by Rebecca Busa | Rebecca shares her passion for restoring broken items and how it relates to her passion for restoring people through church planting.

July 19th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, LeadersSECTION FOR :

4 Principles Every Church Planter Should Consider

Written by Jared Bellan | Jared, the CRN Church Planting Director, shares four principles which he found to be essential in planting a successful and healthy church.

July 12th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, LeadersSECTION FOR :

What No One Tells You About Old Wineskins

Written by Brent Collins, Church Planter in Vermont | Is your church primarily working to maintain old wineskins? May I challenge you to invite Jesus in to disrupt and even recreate your church’s format completely?

June 30th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, LeadersSECTION FOR :

Evangelism and Social Justice

Written by John Alarid | Some people may consider the misfortunes of the homeless, the poor and the addicted, as the consequences of their own choices. Others are far too noble and righteous to help a fellow human on the street holding a sign that says, “I’m hungry, please help.”

June 28th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, LeadersSECTION FOR :

My Darkest Moment

It was at his darkest moment, in 2012, sitting in his driveway that Barry realized something needed to change. With tears rolling down his cheeks, he cried out to God; begging Him to change his life and to reveal Himself.

April 21st, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, StoriesSECTION FOR :

Don’t Settle for “Popcorn” Leadership

Written by Russ Cambria | Too often, church planters, pastors, and leaders of nonprofit organizations, due to a lack of support, suffer from what I like to call a “popcorn leadership” epidemic.

April 18th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, LeadersSECTION FOR :

Mystery of the Stump

Written by Natalie Bolt | A while ago, I was taking a walk and happened upon a stump in the woods. For some reason, I stopped to look at it and was reminded of a scripture – a scripture of change; a scripture of life.

March 21st, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, Pastor's WivesSECTION FOR :

God Keeps His Promises

Shawn has a desire to reach the world, and that world has come to Los Angeles. From the moment he accepted God’s call on his life to plant a church, Shawn knew that he wanted to plant a multi-cultural, multi-generational, multi-socioeconomic church.

March 9th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, StoriesSECTION FOR :

Leadership: Keeping in Step

Written by Deana Leone | No matter our position in a particular setting, we rely on Jesus to take the lead. That means that our role is to follow His lead, or what Paul, in Galatians 5:25 calls keeping “in step with the Spirit.”

February 16th, 2017   -  Section : Church Plants, LeadersSECTION FOR :

Called in a Crash

After 15 hours of constructive surgery on his face, lying in a hospital bed with 30 broken bones from his cheekbones to his left arm, Andrew DeRier felt God leading him to something radically different than his original life plan.

February 9th, 2017   -  Section : Church PlantsSECTION FOR :