Monday, June 15, 2015

Can a Failed Church Planter Plant Again?

Is church planter re-assessment necessary after failure?

Failure can be a factor for re-assessment of a church planter, but it is not the deciding factor.

I am a big believer in the value of assessment. We have learned much about what works (and doesn’t work) in ministry over the years through vast amounts of research. So why wouldn’t we use that wealth of information to measure health and potential on the church and individual level?

We even have assessment research and tools for church planters. While it's not the only indicator of the call and capability of a candidate, I do think it's a solid piece to the puzzle.

I always recommend an assessment of some sort for anyone desiring to plant a church. An assessment can give solid indicators of strengths and areas of challenge. While it doesn’t guarantee success, it can weed out some who have a high probability of failure. Keep reading

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