5 Steps to Getting Started in Church Planting


What do you do after you a sense a calling into church planting?

In this Seven Minute Seminary, Ed Stetzer offers a 5 step guide for those pastors called to plant churches: 1) pre-assessment, 2) assessment, 3) boot camp, 4) coaching, 5) reproduction plan.

Get the Church Planting Candidate Assessment from Lifeway.


Jeff Olive (www.olivecoaching.com) has served as a pastor in the Texas Annual Conference for the past 15 years. Currently he is the Director of New Church Development overseeing the formation of new congregations throughout the Conference. Prior to his current appointment he planted and pastored a growing new congregation called Dayspring UMC in Tyler, Texas. He continues to coach and consult with a number of church planters in several Annual Conferences and serves as Editor of the Seedbed Church Planter Collective.