Fall 2000 - Table of Contents
Ask the Superintendent
Raising Up New Churches.
Church planting is vital to the health of the Assemblies of God. General Superintendent Thomas E. Trask offers sage advice to those who are calledto plant churches.
Church PlantingThe Most Successful Form of Church Growth
If you think planting new churches is not important, think again. We canreach more people for the Kingdom by planting new churches.
How To Discover and Develop Core Values
What do you need to know before planting a church? Having well-definedcore values will help in establishing your new congregation.
Why New Churches Fail
Learn how not to fail in planting churches by considering these five principles.
Why Another Church?
Is it wisdom to keep adding churches when present congregations haveplateaued or are declining? Read a wise answer to a well-meaning question.
The Plan in Planting
Here are four indispensable steps in making the church plant work. Learnhow these steps can make a difference in your church-planting effort.
Strategic Church Planting: The Mother Church Perspective
Mothering a church does not happen by accident. Detailed planning willhelp the new church plant be a success.
Working Together To Plant a Church
The pastor/associate church-planting team can produce a successful daughterchurch. Learn how one church developed in the safe and lovingenvironment of a mother church.
Church Planting in the Small Community
Church planting in rural communities is important. Discover how four pastors successfully planted churches in smaller communities.
New Church PlantingThe Cutting-Edge Ministry in Ethnic/Language Groups
The coloring of America is changing the face of society. See how theAssemblies of God is responding to the realities of cultural diversity.
Are we making room for people who color outside the lines? Pastors withinnovative ideas can be successful church planters.
Church-Planting Resource Guide
A list of organizations, books, tapes, and Web sites that provide valuableinformation and help for church planters.
Spiritual Leadership Series (Part 1)
In this first of a three-part series, the president of EQUIP Ministries exploresthe nature and issues surrounding spiritual leadership.
Preaching With Power
What are the essential elements that makeup a Spirit-anointed message? Here arethree elements that will impact the wayyou prepare and preach your next sermon.
By What Authority?
How does one gain authority? Consider these five principles on authority in thelife of leaders.
The anointing brings life to the perishing.Learn how the anointing can impact your ministry.
CLERGY, CHURCH & LAW
Notifying Your Insurer of a Loss
I Will Build My Church
The Full Consummation of theBaptism in the Holy Spirit
PARTNERS IN MINISTRYTHECHURCH SECRETARY
Successfully Fulfilling the Role as God Intended It
FOR WOMEN IN MINISTRY
Paving a Road for Others To Follow
MANAGING YOUR MINISTRY
Serving as Senders
FOCUS ON AMERICA
Successful Church Planting
WORSHIP IN THE CHURCH
Where Have All the Choirs Gone?
Assessing the Positive Attributes of Preachers Kids
Stewardship as a Ministry in the Local Church
Understanding Motivational Reasons for Giving
Winning the Battle Over Sexual Desires
Planting Growing Churches Overseas
NEWS & RESOURCES