Blog church planting failures and you’ll find a list of lessons learned, what went wrong, and what to avoid. Stories of failures are abundant, heartbreaking, and sometimes unimaginable.  It’s one of the occupational hazards of our work.

Shutting down a fledgling church is uniquely painful. It signals the end of praying, fundraising, planning and sacrificial labor to reach a particular community for Christ.  The pastoral couple has invested late nights and early mornings, made endless [...]