Church Planting Resources / Recursos en Español


Regarding the Planter

Basic Training Journey Resources

Basic Training Conference
Focus Group

Preparing to Plant

  • The SBTC Support System

  • Straight Street - A devotional guide based on Acts 9 to be used by the planter or with the new core group in preparation for launching the new church. Ideally suited for preparing the planter and core group for Basic Training.  English  Español 

  • Basic Training - A two day even led by planters for planters/wives and their core group. This is a planter led, coaching facilitated experience. As a fomer experienced planter leads your team through the principles of planting, a coach will be there to guide you in developing your strategy and discerning your next steps.

  • Church Plant Proposals
  • Church Plant Strategy Questionnaire 
  • Planting Proposal Workbook


  • The SBTC Coaching Philosophy
  • Finding a Coach
  • Working With Your Coach

Demographics and Missionary Thinking

  • Church Plant Models - whether it be do your own thing, simple, organic, western heritage, cowboy, contemporary, missional, emerging, conventional, or just plain weird, you can learn best practices from what other plants are doing. Then mix and match, adjust, edit and re-develop to fit your own context. This information briefly describes different models and approaches that God has used to effecively reach communities around North America.




  • Missional Communities
  • Reach Texas
  • SENT Conference - The ultimate in Missions Preparation and Engagement Conferences. Come and connect with the largest missions network on the planet!
  • SEND North America
  • Embrace

Organic Planting / CPM / Missional Communities


Other Tools

  • Church Plant Tools — created by and used by church planters for various things.
  • Dead Leader Running by Wayne Cordeiro - as seen at SBTC's Church Planter Training. To Order click here. 


Networks  Church Planting Networks

Other Resources

  • Church Planting Resources
  • SBTC Resources
  • Blogs
  • Demographic Information (email request)
  • LIFEWAY Free stuff for new church plants
    • For churches in their first two years of operation, LifeWay has a variety of free offerings to help get a few of the foundational aspects of ministry in place. This includes helps for:
      Bible Study Groups (6 months of digital curriculum for all age groups)
      Church Website (Free website design and 1 year of hosting)
      Leadership Development (1 year access to Ministry Grid, LifeWay's new web-based training platform)
      Plus, $500 in free printed LifeWay resources of the church's choosing
      To qualify to receive the free offers above, simply complete the form at



Recursos en Español

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