MI201 Church Planting

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In Church Planting (MI201), Tim Sisk asks students to consider church planting as participation in the mission of the church. He establishes the biblical foundation for church planting as a work of the Spirit to call and empower believers to participate in the Great Commission in this specific missional way. He looks at the methods and models used in biblical examples of church planting and examines church planting throughout history.

Introduction

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

4m

Church Planting

Built on the Rock

Built on the Rock

4m
We Are God’s Fellow Workers

We Are God’s Fellow Workers

3m
Church Planting: A Rationale

Church Planting: A Rationale

3m
Three Pragmatic Reasons for Planting Churches (Reason 1)

Three Pragmatic Reasons for Planting Churches (Reason 1)

2m
Three Pragmatic Reasons for Planting Churches (Reasons 2 & 3)

Three Pragmatic Reasons for Planting Churches (Reasons 2 & 3)

4m
Objections to Church Planting

Objections to Church Planting

2m
Ethical Guidelines for Church Planting

Ethical Guidelines for Church Planting

3m
A Brief History of Church Planting

A Brief History of Church Planting

3m
Historical Development of Protestant Church Planting Philosophy

Historical Development of Protestant Church Planting Philosophy

2m
Gospel-Planting Movement

Gospel-Planting Movement

3m
Development of Church Planting Movements

Development of Church Planting Movements

3m

Biblical Foundations for Church Planting

Where Do People Get Their Ideas of Church?

Where Do People Get Their Ideas of Church?

4m
Historical Definitions of “Church”

Historical Definitions of “Church”

4m
The DNA of the Church

The DNA of the Church

2m
Our Culture’s Expectations for “Church”

Our Culture’s Expectations for “Church”

3m
Ekklēsia: The New Testament Word for Church

Ekklēsia: The New Testament Word for Church

2m
Sorting Different Uses of Ekklēsia with Louw-Nida

Sorting Different Uses of Ekklēsia with Louw-Nida

5m
Luke’s Description of a Functioning Church

Luke’s Description of a Functioning Church

2m
New Testament Images of the Church

New Testament Images of the Church

5m
Finding Metaphors for “Church” Using the Bible Sense Lexicon

Finding Metaphors for “Church” Using the Bible Sense Lexicon

3m
Some Contemporary Definitions of the Church

Some Contemporary Definitions of the Church

4m
Five Contemporary Images Describing the Church

Five Contemporary Images Describing the Church

3m
Church Planting in the Book of Acts

Church Planting in the Book of Acts

2m
The Ministry of Jesus and His Disciples

The Ministry of Jesus and His Disciples

4m
Researching the Date of Acts in Commentary Introductions

Researching the Date of Acts in Commentary Introductions

4m
Paul, the Church Planter

Paul, the Church Planter

2m
Paul’s Methods for Church Planting

Paul’s Methods for Church Planting

4m
Strategy, Spontaneity, and the Leading of the Spirit

Strategy, Spontaneity, and the Leading of the Spirit

3m
Using the Bible Facts Tool with References to the “Holy Spirit” in Acts

Using the Bible Facts Tool with References to the “Holy Spirit” in Acts

5m
The Pauline Cycle of Church Planting, Part 1

The Pauline Cycle of Church Planting, Part 1

4m

The Church Planter in the 21st Century

The Pauline Cycle of Church Planting, Part 2

The Pauline Cycle of Church Planting, Part 2

3m
Characteristics of 21st-Century Church Planters

Characteristics of 21st-Century Church Planters

2m
Church Planter Assessment

Church Planter Assessment

4m
Characteristics of a Successful Church Planter, Part 1

Characteristics of a Successful Church Planter, Part 1

5m
Characteristics of a Successful Church Planter, Part 2

Characteristics of a Successful Church Planter, Part 2

3m
Using the Prayer List Tool for Church Planting

Using the Prayer List Tool for Church Planting

4m
Church Planting Teams

Church Planting Teams

4m
Some Potential Strengths of a Team Approach to Church Planting

Some Potential Strengths of a Team Approach to Church Planting

2m
Some Potential Weaknesses of a Team Approach to Church Planting

Some Potential Weaknesses of a Team Approach to Church Planting

2m
Structuring a Church Planting Team

Structuring a Church Planting Team

4m
Characteristics of Church Planting Teams

Characteristics of Church Planting Teams

5m

Vision Leads the Way

Searching on Biblical Conflict Resolution

Searching on Biblical Conflict Resolution

3m
The Importance of Vision

The Importance of Vision

3m
Vision Motivates

Vision Motivates

4m
What is Vision?

What is Vision?

3m
The Power of Vision

The Power of Vision

2m
Biblical Examples of Vision

Biblical Examples of Vision

3m

Values Shape Vision

Vision Comes from God

Vision Comes from God

4m
Different Values Cause Different Expressions of a Vision

Different Values Cause Different Expressions of a Vision

3m
Values Shape Styles

Values Shape Styles

5m
Other Influences on Style

Other Influences on Style

2m
Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do

4m
Identifying Our Core Values

Identifying Our Core Values

4m
A Biblical List of Church Core Values

A Biblical List of Church Core Values

4m
Core Values of Contemporary Churches

Core Values of Contemporary Churches

4m

Reaching the Community with Christ

Midcourse Review

Midcourse Review

2m
How Did Jesus See People?

How Did Jesus See People?

4m
One-to-One Contexts Are Unique

One-to-One Contexts Are Unique

2m
Studying Acts 16 in the Faithlife Study Bible

Studying Acts 16 in the Faithlife Study Bible

4m
Three People, Three Contexts, Three Approaches

Three People, Three Contexts, Three Approaches

3m
The Context of Culture

The Context of Culture

3m
Earning the Right to Speak

Earning the Right to Speak

2m
Research the Community Context

Research the Community Context

3m
Describe Your Audience

Describe Your Audience

3m
Personal Examples of Describing the Audience

Personal Examples of Describing the Audience

5m
Engaging the Audience

Engaging the Audience

4m
Ministry and Style

Ministry and Style

4m
Exegeting Your Church’s Culture

Exegeting Your Church’s Culture

4m
Getting the Word Out, Part 1

Getting the Word Out, Part 1

3m

Church Planting Models

Getting the Word Out, Part 2

Getting the Word Out, Part 2

5m
A Changing Church for a Changing World

A Changing Church for a Changing World

3m
A Sampling of Church Planting Models

A Sampling of Church Planting Models

6m
Church Planting Movements

Church Planting Movements

3m
Evaluating Church Planting Models, Part 1

Evaluating Church Planting Models, Part 1

4m
Evaluating Church Planting Models, Part 2

Evaluating Church Planting Models, Part 2

4m
Churches: Start Healthy, Stay Healthy

Churches: Start Healthy, Stay Healthy

7m

Issues Church Planters Face

Another Look at Characteristics of Healthy Churches

Another Look at Characteristics of Healthy Churches

3m
Four Key Issues in Church Planting

Four Key Issues in Church Planting

2m
Evangelism and Discipleship

Evangelism and Discipleship

5m
Historical Examples of Mass Evangelism

Historical Examples of Mass Evangelism

6m
Contemporary Examples of Mass Evangelism

Contemporary Examples of Mass Evangelism

6m
Evaluating Mass Evangelism

Evaluating Mass Evangelism

5m
Attractional, Missional, and Incarnational Models of Church

Attractional, Missional, and Incarnational Models of Church

6m
Defining Authentic Discipleship

Defining Authentic Discipleship

7m
The Core Competencies of Christian Discipleship

The Core Competencies of Christian Discipleship

7m
Developing as a Leader

Developing as a Leader

5m
Appropriate Leadership Style

Appropriate Leadership Style

4m
Sketches of Leaders in Scripture

Sketches of Leaders in Scripture

5m
Leading in Different Cultures or Communities

Leading in Different Cultures or Communities

3m
The “Perfect” Leader

The “Perfect” Leader

6m
How Did Jesus Develop Leaders?

How Did Jesus Develop Leaders?

4m
The Emergence of Leaders

The Emergence of Leaders

5m
Transitioning to New Leaders

Transitioning to New Leaders

7m
Accessing Constitutions and Bylaws

Accessing Constitutions and Bylaws

4m
Structural Considerations

Structural Considerations

7m
Financial Considerations

Financial Considerations

3m
Bivocational Church Planters

Bivocational Church Planters

6m
Breaking Financial Dependency

Breaking Financial Dependency

5m
Churches Indigenous to the Culture and Community

Churches Indigenous to the Culture and Community

5m

Conclusion

The Meeting Place

The Meeting Place

6m
Some Things to Remember

Some Things to Remember

6m
Closing Thoughts

Closing Thoughts

2m