Foursquare Multiply Conversations- Innovating with the Director of Nike’s Innovation Kitchen Tobie Hatfield

When many of us have been experiencing "pandemic fatigue" we wanted to look towards the future with hope. Innovation and creativity are incredible tools for personal and organizational growth. How do we tap into these tools to take risks and create forward momentum for ourselves and those we lead? We were joined [...]

By |2020-05-04T14:14:49-07:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Christianity, Church Planting|

Foursquare Multiply Conversations-Leading Healthy in Uncertain Times: An Honest Conversation with a Planter & Pastor

With everything going on in this current season how do we lead ourselves and the people we pastor from a place of health? What does this look like for people that are planting or have recently planted? Drew Hyun shared with us how to be emotionally healthy and lead healthy in trying [...]

By |2020-04-27T13:04:26-07:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Church Planting, Faces of Foursquare|

Foursquare Multiply Conversations – Building Community & Discipleship in a Digital Church

We are in unprecedented times, with many leaders and churches trying to navigate what the digital world means for them in this new season. Forming flourishing community and healthy discipleship pathways is now more important than ever but what does this look like for a digital church? Justin & Janae Klatt, Lead [...]

By |2020-04-17T14:16:29-07:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Church Planting, Faces of Foursquare|Tags: |

Raising Financial Support For Your Church Plants

by Marc Wymore One of the many blessings that is required in preparation of planting a church, is fundraising. If you are more introverted and aren’t comfortable painting the picture of your vision and asking for support, this can feel like the greatest curse. I have met with multiple church planters who are clear [...]

By |2019-05-30T17:39:44-07:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Church Planting|

Equipping and Releasing

By Mark Slomka I have a friend, Ron Flores, whose two sons pitched for Major League Baseball teams. He shared an interesting insight: when they followed their sons’ careers he quickly learned their success was defined by their individual numbers — not their teams’ win/loss records. The team could lose every game but as [...]

By |2019-04-22T23:07:31-07:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Church Planting|

Exploring Non-Traditional Church Planting with Pastor Molly DuQue

Interested in learning more about what others are doing with non-traditional models? Here are some resources for you to explore: Hybrid-Missional Discussion Group Molly leads an online forums with pastors and leaders exploring non-traditional church planting. It's a public Google group and you're welcome to read through the various topics and discussions, [...]

By |2018-09-12T17:23:09-07:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Church Planting|

Are you reaching the people that you got in this for?

I was recently asking a group of leaders to tell me about various ‘social mosaics’ that exist in their cities.  These leaders lit up as they brainstormed all of the various groups of people who gather in groups throughout their communities - cycling clubs, PTAs, surfers, bikers, and artists.  They rattled off dozens of [...]

By |2018-09-12T00:14:40-07:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Church Planting|Tags: , , , |

Learning to Fail

Over a period of 12 years, I planted two churches in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. One church closed after seven long, hard years. It was one of the most painful and wounding experiences of my life. The other church grew rapidly and lives on, but leaving it has been confusing and lonelier than I could have [...]

By |2018-07-03T21:37:53-07:00June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Church Planting|Tags: , , , , |

Don’t Waste Your Preaching: An Interview with Jordan Rice

Redeemer City to City met with Jordan Rice to talk about the importance of contextual preaching—and how to actually do it. City to City: How would you define “contextualization”? Jordan Rice: I would define contextualization as using the gospel to answer the questions that people actually have—to approach a text first seeking Biblical truth [...]

By |2018-07-03T21:43:35-07:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Church Planting|