If a church plant doesn’t become self-supporting by year four, it’s unlikely to do so. I’d heard this fact from Daniel Im based on research conducted by Lifeway.
When I first met him, I was late to the meeting. I parked my car in a rush, and ended up getting a parking ticket for parking too close to a fire hydrant.
When I began the process of church planting, my friend Paul Martin asked me a sobering question: “Do you think the plant might fail and are you personally prepared for that?” It’s
Domenic Ruso has a Ph.D. in Historical Theology. He’s served as teaching pastor and lead pastor in large established churches.
I was fascinated when he moved to Québec in 2015 to
According to Les McKeown, author of Predictable Success, 80% of new ventures fail. He calls this phase “Early Struggle” and says:
For most new ventures, Early Struggle is the most dangerous dangerous time