Listed below are many links for church planting resources. Please note that while these may be helpful, Church Extension does not endorse all of these sites.
NOTE: Take careful consideration of the sites marked with an *
Start a Church
Help with incorporation, bank accounts, by-laws, 501(c) (3) status, etc.
This is Ed Stetzer’s website and home page for his ministry, Lifeway Research. www.edstetzer.com
Thrive is a missional discipleship agency for small groups and missional communities who want more. We’ve created a process and a platform for engaging God’s mission of restoration and reconciliation in today’s world.
*Acts 29 Network
The mission of the Acts 29 Network is to band together Christian, Evangelical, Missional & Reformed churches, who, for the sake of Jesus and the Gospel, plant churches across the United States and the world. Acts 29 is a network of pastors from around the nation and world whose dream is to help qualified leaders called by God to plant new churches and replant declining churches. www.acts29network.org
*Church Planting Directory
An up-to-date directory of many mission-church planting links.
*Church Marketing Solutions
Church Marketing Solutions offers full-service design for churches, at non-profit prices. From brand strategy and identity…free demographic reports. www.church-marketing.com
* Free Resources for Church Planting
A very valuable resource suite for free launch materials, demographics, music, and many other resources. www.christianet.com
Outreach.com – Church Planting Resources
Great resources and training tools for church planters and outreach. www.churchplants.com
Marketing, equipment, support services, and free launch checklist www.church-planting.net
How to Incorporate, Bylaws, 501c3, Housing. Guaranteed! www.startchurch.com
*Mustard Seed Studio
Church Marketing and Consulting Make Your Church Guest Friendly! www.mustardseedstudio.com
Advertising targeted to both large and fast growing churches. www.outreachmediagroup.com
Catalyst for a Movement of Reproducing Churches www.newthing.org
Affordable outreach tools, logos, and more for church plant leaders www.faithspan.com
A Free Church Planting Handbook
A church planting handbook for laypeople, by Brad Boydston. This is the third revision of the handbook, which was originally published in 1993. http://bradboydston.com/handbook/
An Introduction to Church Planting Movements
Definition of Church Planting Movement (CPM): “a rapid and multiplicative increase of indigenous churches planting churches within a given people group…” http://public.imb.org/globalresearch/Pages/CPM.aspx