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The Full-Service Multisite Church Experience: Q&A with Multisite Leader Stephen Trammell

The Full-Service Multisite Church Experience: Q&A with Multisite Leader Stephen Trammell

Check out our interview with Pastor Stephen Trammell. He is a pastor and senior leader at Champion Forest Baptist Church, Texas, and we interviewed him about his involvement in launching their north campus. In Stephen's answers, you will find practical insights into what it is like to lead within a multisite church and what he considers the most exciting part of his multisite church experience.

Leadership
In today’s digital world, social media accounts are on par with a teacher or mentor in terms of influence. Here are some favorites.
10 Valuable Social Media Accounts for Church Planters to Follow Right Now

10 Valuable Social Media Accounts for Church Planters to Follow Right Now

Never before have we felt so connected to our favorite pastors, speakers, authors, and church leaders. Most have a social media presence that allows them to organically share valuable insights and resources, leading many of us to call them teachers, examples, and influences. Keep up with some of our favorite accounts and be inspired by their influence.

Children's Ministry
Our round-up of smart check-in solutions for portable church children’s ministry areas.
10 Smart Check-In Solutions for Portable Churches

10 Smart Check-In Solutions for Portable Churches

With families coming and going before, after, and during service, it’s too much of a liability to expect busy teachers to keep track of who’s in the classroom. And let’s not ignore the reality that some kids are simply drawn to the door and at risk of eloping. In this day and age, there’s no need to worry: digital check-in solutions are aplenty, and they are increasingly more affordable and well-supported. Here’s a list of our favorites.

Children's Ministry
Look through the lens of a visiting family and ask if your children's ministry area is sending the right message. Elevate the space with these 5 reachable improvements.
Is Your Children’s Ministry Area Sending The Right Message?

Is Your Children’s Ministry Area Sending The Right Message?

When parents approach a kidsmin environment, they are on full alert. They are about to hand over their most prized possession and they will immediately sense comfort or anxiety. After working with portable churches for almost three decades, we’ve seen some common opportunities for improvement in children’s ministry areas. In this article, we will explore the most important components and share exactly how to make simple improvements. Are you ready?

Volunteers
10 Tips for Keeping Your Volunteers Engaged

10 Tips for Keeping Your Volunteers Engaged

You have various tasks and obligations as a ministry leader. One of them is leading a group of volunteers to assist you in ministering to others so that you can reach as many people as possible for Christ. However, merely having a team isn't enough to ensure success. You'll need a completely invested and engaged team. How do you keep a volunteer team engaged so that you can have maximum impact?

Church Planting
One year before your church plant launch, use our checklist to tackle 14 areas, like securing financials, determining leadership procedures, and casting vision.
How To Know If You’re On Track For Your Church Plant Launch

How To Know If You’re On Track For Your Church Plant Launch

Planting churches is an adventure. In addition to the excitement, it’s also a bit daunting. For the majority of those involved, it will be the largest project they’ll ever be a part of! Following a checklist will help church planters to pace themselves. Yes, it’s true – most planters we’ve met have no desire to be “paced” and would happily complete this list in a month. But there’s a purpose and a blessing to following a proven timeline, and we might suggest that it’s a good lesson in what’s to come.

Church Planting
Think beyond space and capacity when choosing your church plant location. Consider location, atmosphere, parking, children’s area, and more.
6 Smart Considerations When Choosing a Church Plant Location

6 Smart Considerations When Choosing a Church Plant Location

There are endless factors to consider when choosing a location for your church plant or multi-site project. From questions about the HVAC to negotiating rental details, it’s easy to get caught up in the details and overlook the basics. Take a step back and start with the non-negotiable elements of your church plant location. Here are the ones to check off your list first.

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