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A Pastor's Toolbox

There are many critical and essential aspects to being a church. Most basically, properly administering the ordinances/sacraments of baptism and communion, and having at least one biblically qualified teaching elder/pastor/planter dedicated to faithfully expositing the Word of God and shepherding new members. But this post isn't about those essentials. Today I'm going to be talking about one of the challenges most planters and church plant teams face when starting a new church: the toolbox.

When I say toolbox, I'm talking about things like software, hardware and practical methods for leading a service (and preparing for one) and working with people. When I started working through these issues and researching practical ways to leverage modern day tools available to me to save time and money, which most new churches are very limited on, I realized there isn't any simple one-stop-shop that fits everyone. This isn't going to be a comparison of similar products but rath…