The Common Characteristics of a Successful Church Plant (THESIS)
SERMON TOPIC: The Common Characteristics of a Successful Church Plant (THESIS)
Speaker: Leston Blackburn
Date: 1 January 2008
Topic Groups: EVANGELISM, THE CHURCH, LEADERSHIP
Sermon synopsis: A summary of a dissertation identifying the common characteristics which contribute to the success of a church plant as identified by church planters and organizations around the world. More than 500 church planters and church planting organizations were surveyed during the course of this study and the resulting list of common characteristics evidenced in growing church plants were tested against actual case studies. While this study provides insight into the contextual challenges facing the Church in South Africa, the principles hold true for the Universal Church.
THESIS 2001, Revised 2008.