3 Pieces of Advice for Future Church Planter’s Wives

As we have planted, I’ve had many prospective church plant women approach me asking for advice. “What do I need to know or anticipate with church planting?” “What should I do to prepare for church planting?” This question was always hard to answer. Since I’m a person who needs to process things over time (to…

Lesson #5: Criticism Comes

We’ve all been criticized at one point in our lives.  (If you haven’t—WHEW!  You’ve dodged a painful bullet!) I don’t know if I’ve ever heard as much criticism in my life (yes- all 32 years of it…) than I did when we began to plant the church here.  (And it continues still today!  Yay!   Not…

Lesson #3: Red Flags for a Rotten Core

Building a united and effective church planting team is challenging, but the success of the church plant hinges on it. You must be careful and look for signs that potential team members do not appear to be a root to potential problems.  But, before you look at team members look at your own leadership. Be…