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Church Planting

We exist to see a thriving church in every community reaching people with the message of Jesus. Thanks to our ARC Family, we have been able to assist hundreds of couples plant churches nation-wide and form global networks to launch churches around the world. Planting life-giving churches is at the core of all we do. We are excited to celebrate every success and milestone as these churches grow, build, and make an impact on their city.

A Ministry of Finance

by Matt Green • July 26, 2023 10 min read
An old Sunday school rhyme instructed children to clasp their hands together, fingers intertwined with forefingers pointed skyward. “Here is the church, here is the…

Avail: Planting the Dream

by Lindsey Hansen • June 20, 2023 15 min read
CHURCH: Elan Church, Naperville, Illinois PLANTERS: Max & Juliet Lyons LAUNCHED: January 23, 2022 LAUNCH ATTENDANCE: 300 CURRENT ATTENDANCE: 185 What do you want your…
The Next 1,000
by Ken Walker • May 31, 2023 13 min read


Kalos Church | Pradeepan and Amreitha Jeeva
by Kassie Fowler • January 12, 2023 4 min read


Mosaic Covenant Church | David and Faith Cho
by Kassie Fowler • December 9, 2022 3 min read


Almacen Church | Carlos and Amanda Campa
by Kassie Fowler • November 9, 2022


Mosaic Church | David and Faith Cho
by Lindsey Hansen • September 6, 2022


Tribe Church | Matt and Carrie Dilley
by Kassie Fowler • August 31, 2022


Elan Church | Max and Juliet Lyons
by Kassie Fowler • August 4, 2022

ARC Updates

March ARC Launch Event Recap
by Rachel Compo • March 25, 2022 4 min read

ARC Updates

February ARC Launch Event Recap
by Rachel Compo • March 3, 2022 4 min read
ARC Conference 2021 App Sessions
by Rachel Compo • December 15, 2021

Weekend Experience

Message Mapping
by Aaron Grijalva • June 21, 2021 4 min read


Let’s Talk Money: Principles of Fundraising and Generosity
by Ben Murray • May 17, 2021 7 min read

Outreach and Global Missions

Echo Joy: Meeting Needs One Slice at a Time
by Andy Cass • May 14, 2021 3 min read

People Development

Evaluating Your TERA Quotient
by Aaron Burke • May 14, 2021 3 min read


August 9, 2023

Wounded Sheep, Wounded Shepherds: Lessons from Caring for those Hurt in the Church

by Pradeepan & Amreitha Jeeva • 7 min read
In 2017, we moved to Bellevue, Washington, to plant Kalos Church. At the time we didn’t realize this area had been home to a major…
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May 23, 2023

Inside the ARC with AVAIL Journal

by Lindsey Hansen • 2 min read
We are excited to announce a collaboration between ARC and AVAIL Journal. AVAIL helps leaders in business and ministry refine the art of leadership in…
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June 16, 2021

Walk A Mile in Your Guests’ Shoes

by Josh Roberie • 2 min read
Who do you want to reach with your church plant? Hopefully, it is everyone who comes through the doors on a Sunday morning. But how…
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February 19, 2021

Church Planter and Community Leader

by James Johnson-Hill • 4 min read
I was with the newly elected mayor of Laurel on election night when a reporter asked him, “So, how do you feel now that you…
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December 18, 2020

Are You Home Alone?

by Drew Freyder • 2 min read
"We're watching this again?!" I thought as I came home to my wife and three girls soaking up Christmas classics. It was the fifth time…
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October 1, 2020

Recruiting in a Social Distance Reality

by Josh Roberie • 3 min read
In this new environment created by the COVID-19 pandemic, church planters are learning that the way to home plate may not begin with first base.…
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October 1, 2020

No One Remembers Easy

by Neil Greathouse • 3 min read
Lately I’ve been wondering if my wife, Gina, and I missed the segment at the ARC Conference titled “Church Startups While Social Distancing in Groups…
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September 29, 2020

Send Your Best

by Dave Patterson • 3 min read
The biblical plan to reach people who are far from God and extend His Kingdom is clear and simple: Go into all the world and preach…
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July 9, 2020

Who Truly Cares About Your Church Launch?

by Kevin Daughtry • 3 min read
If you’re launching a church, you’re very likely a healthy mix of called … and crazy. Church planting is hard work. It takes courage, leadership,…
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