Tag Archives: Ignite Church Planting

A New Training Tool

We are in the process of launching a new training tool for potential church planters.  The Church Planter Academy is made up of short training videos (found on Ignite’s YouTube channel). We created this tool for the purpose of introducing … Continue reading

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Observations on Prayer

Reading through the Bible book of 2 Chronicles the other day, I ran across a story from the life of King Jehoshaphat that caused me to think about prayer.  Taking place in chapter 20, the story details a pending attack … Continue reading

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A New Church Launches

Before and after stories can be very inspiring.  Above, you see the before and after pictures from RiverStone Christian Church, which launched on Sunday in Oregon, IL.  The picture on the left was a part of a virtual prayer walk … Continue reading

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Mobilize the Troops

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln struggled to get General George McClellan to commit to action against the Confederate Army. McClellan constantly overestimated the strength of his opposition and this caused him to hesitate when he should have been … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Coach

I just finished a coaching session with my coach and afterwards, a verse from Proverbs came to mind:  “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another”.  (Proverbs 27: 17)  I greatly appreciated the session today as we talked about … Continue reading

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Being and Doing

For Christmas, my wife bought me a little gadget called a Fitbit, which I wear to measure key health categories:  steps taken, floors climbed, distance walked, calories burned, water consumption, etc.  When a category goal is reached, the color on … Continue reading

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Follow-Through

On Monday, we gathered in Arlington Heights for a cluster meeting with our partners.   We met at a potential venue for Quest Christian Church and toured the facility with the manager.  After the tour, we sat down and he asked … Continue reading

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