Church Planting Resources y Recursos en Español



 Regarding the Planter

Preparing to Plant 

Foundations for Planting a Church

Budget Issues

Strategies for Planting a Church


Demographics and Missionary Thinking

Fundraising helps

Books Related to Church Planting 


Bibles in other Languages


Disciplemaking Strategies and Tools (estrategias y herramientas para el discipulado)

Disciple Measuring Tools (Métricas para asesorar el discípulo)

Small Groups / Cells / Missional Communities / Organic (House Church) Strategies


Upcoming Conferences and Webinars

Missions Strategies / Maps / Offerings

Organic Church Planting / House Churches


Tools for Encouraging and Sustaining Leaders

Administrative Issues

  • Developing a church constitution - click here to see sample 
  • Legal steps for starting
    • Get an Employee Identification Number (EIN) -
    • Register church name with county - go to your county tax assessor office
    • Get an address - UPS store, Post office, Mailboxes etc, or somewhere that rents post office box. 
    • Open a bank account - make sure your bank requires two signatures on the check.
    • Develop your constitution, create a board of at least 3 people. Get your 501c(3) - see state of Texas website
  • Affiliating your church with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention - see Pastor/Church relations team
  • Baptist Faith & Message, 2000 (English) 

Other Resources


Otros Recursos en Español

Ministry Index