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Finding My Place in The Church

I’ll never forget my experience going through Stadia’s Church Planting Assessment Center. Our first child was a few months old and staying with her grandparents, so this was the most sleep I had gotten in months. (If you’ve gone through Assessment, you understand why...

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Praying for Those Who are Grieving

Praying for Those Who are Grieving

This is the fifth blog in our 11:09 Campaign, praying for the Church. This month, we're praying for those experiencing grief. "But I don't want to leave you all," mom said, as she laid in a hospital bed. She had been laying in this bed for almost a week now. Doctors...

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Planning for a Rainy Day

Planning for a Rainy Day

Our director of Bookkeeping, Ashley Stegeman, sat down with Wesley to talk about an often overlooked area of church finances: Savings. Watch their live interview below, or read the summary. You need money to start a church A: As you were planting this church, what did...

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Vulnerability is Better Than Perfection

Vulnerability is Better Than Perfection

Planting a church in COVID is no easy task, but thank God the one we serve is in the business of doing the impossible. When we set out to plant New City Church in Nashville, TN, we didn’t know what to expect. Our neighborhood has an interesting mix of immigrants,...

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A Partnership to Start Thriving & Healthy Churches

A Partnership to Start Thriving & Healthy Churches

Meaningful relationships are the foundation of all great partnerships. When we all work together, we advance the Kingdom together. This is why we’re excited to share about a partnership that has been forming with Multiply Vineyard; a church planting organization....

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Four Mistakes to Avoid in Creating a Multiethnic Culture

Four Mistakes to Avoid in Creating a Multiethnic Culture

As I sit and write this, there are protests in the streets of Minneapolis...again.  Caused by the murder of black man by a police officer...again.  This may be a surprise to you, you may feel enraged or you may just be exhausted.  Regardless of how you feel and where...

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Why Your City Needs More Than One Type of Church

Why Your City Needs More Than One Type of Church

Why does your city need more than one type of church? We’re passionate about starting churches for the next generation - which means starting types of churches that will reach that next generation! Austin Abney, Area Pastor at Lifepointe Church in Raleigh, NC shares...

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Expert Bookkeepers and Expert Encouragers

Expert Bookkeepers and Expert Encouragers

Finding Calling and Home in Central New Jersey We love getting to see how God is working through the local church. Hoon Kim, pastor and church planter of Anthem Church in central New Jersey talks with Ashley and Frances of the Stadia bookkeeping team. Our bookkeepers...

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Praying for a Movement

Praying for a Movement

We just turned the corner on another moment. If you weren’t careful, you might’ve missed it. Essentially, we’ve seen multiple moments throughout 2020 continuing now during the first part of 2021…many of those moments, while memorable, generally won’t spawn movements....

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