The 12 Biblical Principles of Church Planting
Featuring # 5 The Team Leader Principle
The church planting pastor is most effective as part of a team on which he serves as the visionary leader
Central Java, the most populous island in the world and home to more than half of all Indonesians, is the setting for a dramatic demonstration of the Team Leader Principle.Read more about Indonesia
NO CLONE CHURCHES
I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance… Rev. 2:2a
Several families in the core group of our second church plant had moved out en masse from a city about a hundred miles away to retire in Temecula. They really wanted us to recreate for them a clone of their beloved home church down to the tiniest detail like the format of the Sunday bulletin. We couldn’t. Temecula was a different town. It wasn’t possible to transplant that exact church; as our church grew new people came and changed the group dynamic. I confess...
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