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New Church Hacks Webinar Series

New Church Hacks Webinar Series

What exactly are ‘Hacks’ and what do they have to do with new churches?

“If you have to ask, you either haven’t been paying attention or you’re just not street enough,” laughs Pastor Terrell L. McTyer.

McTyer is a well-known and respected planter of new churches, having started three in the Greater Metropolitan Kansas City Area including the most recent Manifestation Christian Church. More than two years ago, he joined Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation’s New Church Ministry as Minister of New Church Strategies. Since then, he’s brought a real-world sensibility to the most effective ways of getting things done when called to start a new church.

“That’s what a ‘hack’ is,” he explains. “An unexpected, and unexpectedly effective, tip or trick for getting something done that you can only learn from someone who’s done it or by doing it yourself. Hint,” Terrell winks, “It’s a lot easier and faster to listen to the people who’ve been there.”

This is why, six months ago, he started “New Church Hacks” – a webinar series packed with clever solutions to tricky problems and practical prompts for new and/or renewing churches. “That’s the purpose of what we’re doing here,” he says, “to empower courageous leaders with the tools, tips, and how-tos they need to start, sustain and strengthen their congregations.”

The next webinar in the series is December 12 at 3:00 p.m. The topic is “Find Your Church’s Purpose with These Hacks.”

What purpose does your church serve in your local neighborhood? A purpose statement is different from a vision or mission statement. Purpose answers the question, “Why does my church exist?”

• Understand the difference between purpose, mission and vision
• Discover who you are and your divine destination
• Engage a purpose for your church that brings meaning, momentum, fruit, and growth
• Realize the power that comes when your church is united behind passion and purpose

New Church Hacks brings you must-have hacks to develop a purpose-driven church.

Featured guests include Jose Martinez (Multi Nation Christian Church) and Amy Shoemaker (Senior Minister, Broadway Church) with a special appearance by Sotello V Long (President of Disciples Home Missions).

The first webinar featured Pastor Jorge “Joey” Cotto and Tony Rodriguez of Central Christian (Disciples of Christ) in Coral Gables, Fla. leading a discussion on the Marks of a Healthy New Church. Other subjects include 26+ Marketing Hacks to Move Ministry Forward and 11+ Hacks for Music in a New, Small or House Church. “This is the guerilla approach to forming a new church with insights from some of the best people called to mission,” says Pastor McTyer. “Just the thing for someone who knows they can hack it.”

Every New Church Hacks webinar is archived and available for viewing; the links are below.

Like to weigh in on the next webinar topic? Please take the New Church Hacks survey here.

Watch the 26+ Marketing Hacks to Move Ministry Forward webinar here.

Our June webinar featured Jamie Bramble (Creative Arts Director and Worship Leader at Simplicity Church, Oklahoma City, OK) and Pastor Liam Bernhard (Worship Leader at Crestwood Vineyard, Oklahoma City, OK and Director of Worship School OKC) discussing 11+ Hacks for Music in a New, Small or House Church.

Watch the 11+ Hacks for Music in a New, Small or House Church webinar here.

The first episode featured Pastor Jorge “Joey” Cotto and Tony Rodriguez of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Coral Gables FL, leading a discussion on the Marks of a Healthy New Church. Register to watch the playback.

Watch the Marks of a Healthy New Church (webinar only) here