A Short List of Helpful Resources for Church Planting

Planting Missional Churches by Ed Stetzer

Vital Merger: A New Church Start Approach that Joins Church Families Together by Dirk Elliott

Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work by Jim Tomberlin and Warren Bird

Longing for Spring: a New Vision for Wesleyan Community by Elaine Heath

Missional, Monastic and Mainline: a Guide to Starting Missional Micro-Communities in Historically Mainline Traditions by Elaine Heath and Larry Duggins

Zero to 80: Innovative Ideas for Planting and Accelerating Church Growth by Olu Brown

Ten Most Common Mistakes Made by New Church Starts  by Bill Easum and Kim Griffith

The Multiplying Church: The New Math for Starting New Churches by Bob Roberts

The Forgotten Ways by Alan Hirsh

The Meandering Way: Leading by Following the Spirit  by Gary Shockley

Everywhere God: Ordinary Expressions of the Divine by Gary Shockley

Simple Church: Returning to God’s Process for Making Disciples by Sam Rainer, Eric Geiger and Grover Gardner

Move: What 1000 Churches Reveal About Spiritual Growth by Greg Hawkins and Callie Parker

Conspiracy of Kindness: A Unique Approach to Sharing the Love of Jesus by Steve Sjogren