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The Exponential Orlando 2023 Conference, taking place March 6–9, will explore the theme "Lost Cause: Reviving Evangelism." This theme is a call to action for us, as Christian leaders, to revitalize our efforts to share the gospel and bring others to Christ.
Now is the perfect time to reflect on ways that your church-planting experience can be adjusted and made more effective, easier to handle, and more enjoyable. Would updated equipment make the difference between motivation and exhaustion for your volunteers? Consider these improvements and more with this list of must-have church planting resources.
There’s nothing like getting advice from a veteran pastor or ministry leader who’s spent years in the trenches. As many remark, the daily work of leading a church or ministry is vastly different than originally anticipated. That’s why it makes the advice of those in leadership extremely important and uniquely valuable. We’ve got 11 valuable pieces of advice to share here.
There’s a reason that KinderLinks are our favorite classroom seating solution for children’s ministry. They’re portable, stackable, and durable. But that’s not all—they can be arranged in a variety of patterns to suit your kidsmin needs. Get ideas in this article.
Choosing a church management system is a huge undertaking. That’s why we asked leaders in our church planting network to share their preferred ChMS and provide some wisdom for others in the field.
Portable Church Industries asked successful plants about their opinions on key price points and non-negotiable equipment that suits church plants of varying sizes: from below 100, to more than 400 attendees. With such valuable information at hand, it was a simple process to develop innovative and high-quality Portable Church Box Solutions for churches that need a budget-focused, volunteer-focused, and future-focused solution to launch a church.
As church planters and ministry leaders, your team is your greatest asset. Years of listening to feedback from churches of various demographics have helped us deduce that the key to maintaining excitement and a sense of empowerment in a portable church team is to master the art of sharing the vision. Here are some of those lessons.
Church planting is not a new idea. Many have gone before you on the journey of planting churches and navigating all the twists and turns that it involves. Today, we are in a privileged position because we have so many valuable resources to consult when our church leadership teams feel called to extend the Kingdom. What every team needs is a church planting plan.
Owning a trailer is serious business. While it makes portability a breeze (and you know we love that here at PCI), our trailers bear the brunt of a great many things, the weather included, and so it also deserves some loving care every once in a while. Although to do so isn’t exactly a walk in the park, PCI has got a few tips and tricks to keep your trailer maintained and looking as good as new every time.
A church’s sound system is one of the most critical tech components that must always be up to scratch in order for the church to serve its people effectively. It’s one of those systems that, when in place and working, no one really thinks about but when it’s not working well, everyone notices.
Some churches have mastered the inviting coffee bar or comfy seats and tables, and others have given trusted ideas a new twist. Here’s a peek at some of our favorite ideas that you can borrow for welcoming guests into your church, too.
To most people, researching and then purchasing the required sound system and lighting rig is substantially more interesting than carefully selecting which portable church chairs are best for your setup. But if you think about it, your church’s chairs are one of the most important collections of equipment.
We asked our network of church planters, AVL techies, and ministry leaders which software they prefer for projecting lyrics, announcements, verses and more, and they answered. Here, we’ve compiled the best of best advice for you.
When Wayne Northrup, Senior Pastor of Saints Community Church (SCC), set out to find a rental facility for his mobile church, he didn’t think that it would be difficult, nor did he anticipate being rejected more than 50 times. In this article, you can read about Wayne’s challenges and victories, and seize this opportunity to boost your church planting knowledge.
Signs are often taken for granted, even though they are the backbone of ensuring the efficient movement of people. We depend on signs to help us navigate through grocery stores, on the road, and in buildings that we are unfamiliar with. Your portable church needs signs, that’s for sure.
If you speak to anyone who has walked the road of going multisite or planting a church, they will tell you that learning from those who have gone before you is a top priority. This is advice that you may have already heard but it’s worth repeating because of how true it is.
No doubt, you and your team have read numerous articles or books to prepare for your church plant launching, and you’ve probably consulted with experts, too. However, it would be way more useful to have all of their knowledge, condensed and neatly collected into a step-by-step procedure for you to follow.
The portable church space transformations that take place on Sunday mornings always blow our minds. We see churches all over the country take a generic stage or room and turn it into a functional space, befitting a worship service or ministry. How do churches bring their visions to life? Check out these before and after images and find out how.
With most tasks in life, there is a slow way to do it, and a more efficient way, too. Foam flooring can take some time to get used to and setting it up can take much longer than anticipated if you don’t know the best way to lay each piece. This video will show you how!
Scuba walling is everyone's favorite thing about being mobile. It may be the texture or how easy it is. There is definitely a correct method for hanging your scuba that avoids damaging the material and a big mess of magnets the next time you need to set up. Get the scoop in this video.
We often set off to complete a big task, filled with inspiration and energy but soon find ourselves questioning what we are doing and how to do it. Have you found yourself in this situation? Go back to the beginning and seek God’s encouragement for your mission with these 11 verses from the Bible.
It’s one thing to recruit a number of volunteers but it’s another thing to effectively train your volunteer teams. With a solid training strategy, you’ll avoid having volunteers milling around without any idea of what to do, or a high volunteer dropout rate, which then leaves you with too few people to help you out on a Sunday.
Time is always of the essence when it comes to setting up and tearing down. Now that you have invested in some great signs for your church, you’ll want to know the best ways to set them up, tear them down, and look after them.
Armies of volunteers set up portable churches every week. It’s a sight to behold! And there are many more on the brink of launching, and they’d love to learn from your experience. So tell us… What equipment has become a must-have for an efficient set-up and tear-down experience? We asked our network of church planters and ministry leaders and here’s a sampling of what made the list.