An Epic Easter 2018 at Stadia Church Plants

By Tom Jones, Executive Director Easter is a huge opportunity for Stadia church plants to reach people who don’t know Jesus. As anticipated, God showed up in a big way over the weekend. Check out these reports from our churches and be encouraged by what God is doing...

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3 Tips for Big Impact with Small Resources

After spending four years at my home church as a youth leader, assistant youth pastor, and eventually college and career pastor, I left to answer the call to take over as campus pastor of a struggling historical church in Long Beach, California. With five buildings...

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Rise City: Changing the Spiritual Landscape in San Diego

“SAN DIEGO IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE GO ON VACATION. IT’S NOT A PLACE PEOPLE ACTUALLY MOVE TO AND LIVE.” Pastor Brandon Grant said these words not long before moving to San Diego with his wife, Jamie, to plant a church. Brandon’s friend Chris Hornbrook was trying to...

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5 Questions Your Board Will Ask about Going Multi-Site

In order for a church to become a multi-site church, you need a culture that is already naturally multiplying in other areas and a culture that is based in the community, not the building. Your church leaders are going to have questions about this proposed idea of...

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Bold Generosity: More than a Coincidence

LeRoy and Nancy were visiting family when they heard a guest speaker describe church plants that care for children, both in poverty and prosperity. Their imaginations were captured. LeRoy and Nancy had recently created a donor advised fund, a strategic way to...

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Stadia Welcomes Three New High Impact Leaders to Our Team

Stadia is thrilled to welcome three new high-impact leaders to our team. As you can see from out interviews below, these new staff members bring church planting expertise and wisdom that is certain to position Stadia toward our church planting vision in even greater...

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It Takes All Types: Church Planters Care for Children

A few years into our church plant, we came to the realization that a lot, if not most, of our time, energy, efforts, and focus were geared around children in some capacity. Some of it was focused on our internal children’s ministry. Some of it was focused on our...

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5 Questions to Answer Before Your Church Goes Multi-Site

If you and your church leadership are considering becoming a multi-site church, there is a lot to consider. How to create a culture of multiplication in your church that reaches across multiple campuses can be difficult. Stadia reached out to some pastors and leaders...

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