Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Launch Team Training Day: Hope West Side Covenant Church

Here are the digital materials from our Launch Team Training Day with Hope West Side (


Audio: "Outsiders, Insiders, Friends, Family: Choose Wisely"

This "full message" version of our opening devotional is from a previous Launch Team training. In it we address four types of people typically drawn to a new church community. You become what you embrace, choose wisely!
(play with in-line player above or download audio at Internet Archive)  


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Workshop: How Denominations Can Partner In Successful Urban Church Planting

Digital resources from the 2017-05-24 Workshop on Denominational Church Planting at the New City Gathering Urban Church Planting Conference in NYC -

Online Folder:

  • What Are We Looking For in A Church Planter? - an overview of what we value in a church planter and his or her ministry
  • Church Planter Identification Process - an overview of how we assess church planters and pursue church planting in the Covenant
  • Well-Conceived Project Plan - a template and guideline used to craft the mission, vision, values, and strategy for a new church plant
  • … plus any more we add 


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