Notes on your First Church: Part 2


Planning for Your Future:
Making Ministry Model Decisions Now to Avoid Future Disaster

Churches (and thusly their pastors) often fail by running into a wall or falling off a cliff. A majority of these issues are usually avoidable with prior planning or having a ministry philosophy for the church that accounts for various contingencies. Remember not planning is a plan, it just happens to be a really bad plan.



Planning Issue #1: Church Growth 

  • Who is more spiritual?
    • Church Planting vs. Continued Enlargement: neither is more or less biblical, neither is more or less spiritual, neither is more or less effective.
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