RAPID 🔥 Q&A

Recently I did some Q&A on Instagram, but the space was pretty limited there. As we come to the end of my church planting blog, I thought I’d take some time to expand on those answers. Here we go… Insight on building a team, recruiting volunteers (@andrewrael)...

THE ART OF PREACHING

We’ve spent the last couple weeks discussing the importance of preaching the Word as well as some sermon prep hacks I’ve discovered that work well for me. Preaching is an art and a science. The science is the rules: eye contact, enunciate your words, make your message...

PREACHING PREP HACKS

Last week we discussed the importance of preaching the Word. If you’re not doing that, you’re not leading a church; it’s just a social, motivational organization. However, staying committed to preaching God’s Word takes a considerable time commitment each week....

PREACH THE WORD!

Paul gave Timothy a lot of leadership and pastoral advice. 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy are absolute pastoral gold mines. From church leadership to facing false teachers, stewarding finances to prioritizing prayer, the roles of men and women in the church to spiritual...

HOW TO HIRE

We’ve spent the last few weeks discussing when to hire and who to hire. Today we tackle the process. Here are a couple quick thoughts on how to hire… Watch for a servant’s heart and avoid spotlight hunger. This could also fall under the “who to hire” category, but it...

HIRING: WHO YOU HIRE MATTERS!

Church planters are builders. Everywhere we turn we are looking for people to build up and people to help us build. It’s in our DNA. One of my favorite things about what I do is who I do it with. I get to work with some of my best friends. Some of them were friends...