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Thank You for Teaching Me These 13 Things

Thank You for Teaching Me These 13 Things (Special Thanksgiving Article) Happy Thanksgiving…8 days early! This year, I’m thankful for you church planter/pastor. For more than 16 years I’ve had the joy and privilege of working with countless churches, church plants, and church planters. I’ve learned a ton. One thing...
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Be More Productive With These 5 Filing Tips

Be More Productive With These 5 Filing Tips If you’re planting or leading a church, you’re busy! You’ve got files and documents everywhere. They pop up faster than the welt of a mosquito bite and spread faster than poison ivy. Here are a few tips to tame your files and...
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Is Your Church Website Selfish?

Is Your Church Website Selfish? If you’ve ever been turned off by the selfish talk of a ‘me monster’ and you have a website, then you want to avoid this! Nobody likes a bragger. I once worked for a particular strand of bragger known as the ‘one-upper.’ If I walked...
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Avoid the Trap: Fix Message Delivery Failure

Quick Recap Last time, I asked for one-word your feedback on this question: How do you feel when you’re interested in a topic but fail to understand what an expert says about it? The example I gave referenced going to a conference focused on a topic you’re passionate about…but leaving...
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Failure to Deliver: Your Feedback.

When you send an important email, nothing is more frustrating than getting a bounce alert that says, ‘Failure to Deliver’. In the world of email, you get an alert. But what about when we communicate, market or share our church plant with someone? I’m going to take aim on helping...
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Prepare for Impact: Marketing that Makes an Impact

Anytime I take the time to write an article for Church Planter Starter Kit, or anytime I work on a project with a Robby Fowler Design client, I want to have an impact. As a church planter, you are no different. Whether you’re busting out an email, working on your...
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Free Christmas Bundle for Church Planters

Your Free Christmas Bundle Church planting is hard. And the hard work often goes unappreciated. But, you, church planter, are a encouragement of faithfulness, leadership and sacrifice. With all the work you put in, I bet you could use a Christmas bundle filled with free goodies! And wouldn’t you know...
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Drawing a Blank on Your Website, Messaging or Marketing?

As you plant your church, you know how intentional you must be with your time. You have a lot to do, and there’s no one else on the depth chart to delegate to. Ugh. Feels overwhelming, right? So when it comes time for marketing and sharing your message, how do...
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#3 of 3 Technical Time Wasters for Church Planters

Remove This Time Waster from Your Church Plant   Are You Staring in ‘Home Alone’? With Christmas just around the corner, our TV sets are soon to be filled with classic Christmas movies like Home Alone. If you haven’t seen it, you’ve got bigger problems than this email can address… you’re not human.)...
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#2 of 3 Technical Time Wasters for Church Planters (2 of 3)

Last time I dawned my Cap’n Obvious Hat and noted church planters are crunched for time. One of the most common time-wasters is usernames and passwords. Plant a church and you’ll have a million of them. Social media. Bank account. Domain name registrar. Web host. Email. On and on the...
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