Bishop Ric invites you to learn from experienced church planters the steps to staring a new congregation.
By Bishop Ric Thorpe and Andy BlacknellJuly 2019
Watch / 58 min
Church planting, like life, isn’t a straight line from where you are now to your vision. Values will determine your vision and what you do and don’t do.
Watch / 31 min
Re-discover the roots of why we are involved in church planting and understanding contextual movements and multiplication approaches. Look at basic missiology …
Watch / 18 min
How to flourish through engaging well with the local clergy and senior clergy in your diocese along with your central diocesan teams (or equivalent).
Watch / 29 min
Building a team is key to the journey of any plant, covering the roles you might consider in your team plus how to recruit, select, develop and motivate …
Understand your strengths and weaknesses as a leader looking at the theory of true self and false self and how this applies to your planting journey.
Watch / 26 min
Understand your strengths and weaknesses as a leader and how conflict will be part of any planting journey.
Watch / 15 min
All church planters, especially the lead planter, need to engage in fundraising.
Watch / 13 min
Throughout the life of a church plant, communication is key. Explore the communication cycle, communication plans and different media streams.
Watch / 24 min
This session looks at how the church is of, not just with, or for the poor, and how the church can respond to practical, tangible needs and how the church …
Bishop Ric Thorpe
There is no right way to plant a church. We can look back, we can look around, but you still need to work out what God has uniquely called you to.
Watch / 20 min
Bishop Jill Duff
Prayer sits at the heart of any church plant
Watch / 25 min
All plants have some finance and budgeting to manage as they launch and grow.