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The 5 “P’s” ...

Posted on Jun 03, 2010
Multi-site congregations have a high success rate because of the support and leverage of the sending church. So what does it take to launch a multisite campus? You need: prayer to precede provision to start a pastor to lead people to follow and a ...

Transforming Church in Rural A ...

Posted on May 17, 2010
I have been convinced for a long time that the multisite church model was going to revitalize rural church America. At the beginning of 2010 I wrote in Outreach Magazine: “Multisite will energize rural congregations. Those seeking to plant ...

Is My Church Ready To Go Multi ...

Posted on May 07, 2010
By Jim Tomberlin, The XL Church Leader Magazine, Spring 2008 When I launched the first video-based satellite campus of Willow Creek in 2001 the primary question was, “Can this work?” Seven years and hundreds of multisite churches later, the ...

What Makes A Great Campus Past ...

Posted on May 07, 2010
By Jim Tomberlin, REV! Magazine, July/August 2009 Almost every week I receive a call from a multisite church desperately searching for a campus pastor. We have come along way from the early days of the multisite movement when no one knew what a ...

Multi-Site Book Reviews

Posted on May 04, 2010
By Jim Tomberlin, Church Executive Magazine , Sept. 2009 Going multisite is not for every church. It will not turn around a sick or dying church, but it can be an instrument to extend a healthy one. Multi-site is not a growth engine, but can be a ...

Finding that Multi-Site Smile

Posted on Apr 21, 2010
By Jim Tomberlin The multisite phenomenon has its share of critics, many with valid concerns: Is it biblical? Does it hurt other churches? Is it just an ego-trip for celebrity pastors? Is it sustainable or just a fad? Is it the commercialization of ...