Revitalize Now!

101 Resources for Your Church Within this manual of congregational revitalization and growth is a collection of various kinds of resources, some of which are original to the compiler/editor. Some are adapted from other resources, and still others are surveys or lists taken from selected writers. As I have collected and examined this wide array […]

Desarrollo de una Propuesta Formal Inicio de una Nueva Iglesia

Mauricio Chenlo – Mennonite Church USA Church Planting Lo ideal es que cada nuevo inicio de iglesias sea presentado mediante una propuesta escrita. Este es solo un bosquejo que puede servir como guía. Por qué empezar una nueva iglesia? Cómo recibió el llamado a iniciar una nueva iglesia? Cuál es su visión para este nuevo […]

Writing a Church Planting Proposal

Mauricio Chenlo – Mennonite Church USA Church Planting Every Church Plant should start with a detailed written proposal. Here is an outline for a good proposal. Why start a New Church? How has God called you to plant a church? What is your vision for a new church? Why another church in this community Why […]

Shared Theological and Missiological Commitments for Church Planting

Conference ministers, church planters and coaches helped develop these brief Shared Theological and Missiological Commitments for Church Planting in Mennonite Church USA (English and Spanish) which make the claim that God’s primary strategy for impacting our world is by birthing and nurturing Jesus-centered kingdom communities.

Church Planting Assessment Tools

Am I a Potential Church Planter? — A resource for self-assessment Church planting self assessment Sample APEST Assessment — APEST is a ministry assessment emerging from the most comprehensive statement of ministry structure of Ephesians 4:7,11-12. Within this passage is the five-fold ministry of APEST: apostolic, prophetic, evangelist, shepherd and teacher.

Church Loans

Our goal is to help congregations and ministries that want to build or expand their facilities. Everence can help your congregation or organization fund its vision.

Have you ordered your Missio Dei yet?

Great as a discussion starter, Missio Dei is a series of stories and thoughts about current mission issues. Missio Dei #21, For God so Loved Afghanistan, shares a family’s journal selections about their lives in a war-torn land.

Church Planting

Resources for church planting can be found on the Church Planting page on our website: