This interactive learning experience features two track sessions: the Start Track, which is designed to empower leaders whose church/projects have not yet launched, and the Sustain Track, which is geared to empower leaders whose projects have recently launched and leaders of congregations newly affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Leadership Academy also features DOCTalks, joint sessions that address missional transformation … Continue reading Leadership Academy
The event will be hosted virtually on Zoom and an updated schedule will be be posted soon. Please reserve these three dates and fully participate. In preparation, we encourage you to read Disruption: Repurposing the Church to Redeem the Community by Mark DeYmaz. This material will be the basis of the conversation. Mark is our main speaker. … Continue reading New Church Summit
Beginning a Conversation for a Post-Covid Church Virtually every church around the world has been impacted by COVID-19. Church leaders are having to make countless difficult decisions as their paradigms and priorities are rapidly changing. On August 12, Cyclical is gathering a group of ecclesial innovators from across their international network to help church leaders … Continue reading Conference: Faithful Innovation
If you're a new church planter or a member of a new faith community, you may have your friends, family, and colleagues in your corner. What if we told you that you could have 1,000 intercessors praying for you as well? That's what our new church-wide initiative, Water the Plants, is all about. Water the … Continue reading Who’s got your back?
You are invited to join Exponential's July National Church Leader Prayer Call for a guided time of prayer and scripture reflection. It will be led by a panel of ministry leaders from across the United States, including: Cheryl Arguello – Pastor of Lakota Chapel Pierre, SDQuentin Mumphery - Founder and Senior Pastor of New Hope Covenant ChurchTerrell … Continue reading Exponential National Prayer Call
The Enneagram is a personality type theory that argues nine different personality types exist in the world. It's time to discover why it’s an effective tool to implement within organizations, ministries and workplaces. Bringing the Enneagram as a tool to use within your church increases the quality of communication among your team members. The Enneagram’s … Continue reading What’s your type?
People are suffering. How can the church show that it is listening? How do we exercise Biblical justice as Disciples of Christ? There are some practices that leaders, congregations, and organizations can adopt to eradicate systemic racism. The Bible is clear that all people are made in God’s image. Racism and oppression are against the … Continue reading 16 Action-Hacks to Attack Racism
At New Church Ministry, a coach is a partner who comes alongside a pastor as they plant or start a new church here in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They don’t tell pastors what to do and what not to do. Instead, they assist pastors in fulfilling their ministry’s vision, mission, and values. “A coach elicits from a … Continue reading New Church Ministry hosts first-ever virtual Coaching Academy
People are suffering. How can the church show that it is listening? How do we exercise Biblical justice as Disciples of Christ? There are some practices that leaders, congregations, and organizations can adopt to eradicate systemic racism. The Bible is clear that all people are made in God’s image. Racism and oppression are against the … Continue reading Will you use your voice for anti-racism?
Celebrating 1,000 New Churches... and Counting! In 2001 the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada embraced a bold vision: to start 1,000 new churches in 1,000 different ways by the year 2020. And we did it! We started 1,000 new churches... and counting! Today, we have welcomed 1,034+ new faith … Continue reading Pentecost Offering