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How to Plant a Church

Planting a church can be a rewarding but challenging process. Here are some steps you can follow to plant a church:

  1. Pray for guidance: Before you begin the process of planting a church, it’s important to seek God’s guidance and direction. Spend time in prayer, asking God to lead you and give you wisdom as you consider planting a church.
  2. Gather a team: As you begin the process of planting a church, it’s important to gather a team of people who can support and assist you. This might include other church leaders, members of your community, or people who have a passion for evangelism and outreach.
  3. Identify a target audience: Consider who you want to reach with your church. Are you looking to reach young families? Seniors? Singles? Knowing your target audience will help you tailor your message and approach to the needs and interests of the people you are trying to reach.
  4. Develop a plan: Once you have a sense of your target audience and the resources you have available, begin developing a plan for planting your church. This might include identifying a location, developing a budget, and creating a timeline for key milestones.
  5. Launch your church: Once you have a solid plan in place, it’s time to launch your church. This might involve hosting a launch service, inviting people to attend, and building relationships with members of your community.
  6. Stay focused on your mission: As you plant and grow your church, it’s important to stay focused on your mission and the people you are trying to reach. This might involve adapting and adjusting your approach as you learn more about the needs of your community, and being open to new opportunities for outreach and evangelism.

Planting a church requires patience, persistence, and a willingness to adapt and learn as you go. By following these steps and seeking God’s guidance, you can be a part of starting a new church that has the potential to make a positive impact in your community.


Evangelist Daniel King, D.Min is on a mission to lead people to Jesus. He has visited over seventy nations preaching good news and he has led over two million people in a salvation prayer. He is often called “The Evangelism Coach.” To support King Ministries in our quest for souls, click here!