Ben Connelly, Author at Saturate

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Ben Connelly is Director of Training for Saturate. After 19 years serving in local churches together, Ben and Jess now get to serve disciple-makers and planter couples across the world, as well as churches/ organizations with a desire for sending. They live in Fort Worth, TX with their three kids. Ben has written/contributed to several books, workbooks, articles, and publications, and has taught university and seminary classes. He serves as an elder in The City Church (Acts29/Soma), which he and Jess planted in 2009. Learn more: benconnelly.net
En EspañolIglesiaLiderazgoPastoreo
February 12, 2021

7 Marcas de la Eclesiología Esencial

"Yo creo que quizá planté una iglesia". He escuchado esa declaración no menos de dos docenas de veces desde marzo del 2020. Pero en realidad, a menudo suena más como una pregunta. Como si dijeran: “Fue sin querer, queriendo”. El…
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Church PlantingCurrent EventsMultiplication
February 4, 2021

5 Encouragements for Current and Future Planters

  Church planting exists for God’s mission, and has always been a vital part of that mission. He has consistently sent His people into new mission fields, to minister among new people groups, and often to plant new churches.  Sometimes church…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events
February 2, 2021

6 Things to Avoid in Church Planting

  Why do church leaders crash and burn so often? Church leaders rarely burn out, disqualify themselves, quit, or get fired based on a shortfall in their preaching ability, organizational savvy, shepherding skills, or other external competencies in their day…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events
January 28, 2021

You Started a Church. Now What?

  Starting a church is no small thing. It can be simple or complex. It can involve a few people or a few hundred. It can be lots of things. But spiritually, it’s not small. In some ways, starting a…
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Church PlantingCurrent Events
January 26, 2021

7 Marks of Essential Ecclesiology

  “So… I think we may have planted a church.” I’ve heard that statement no less than two dozen times since March of 2020. Actually, it often sounds more like a question—“I’m Ron Burgundy?” COVID has invited much creativity across…
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GospelSpiritual Growth
April 10, 2020

A Worshipful Life in a World of Death

  We have two apple trees in our backyard. All spring our family watches as first leaves, then buds, then flowers grow on the branches. Then, we finally see apples appear— first small and green, but eventually plump and red.…
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En EspañolLiderazgo
April 7, 2020

Liderando Bien

No era una pregunta que esperaba; no era una pregunta que alguna vez pensé qué tendría que responder. Media semana después del encierro por el COVID-19, envié un correo electrónico a un pastor terminando con la frase: "Avísame si puedo…
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GospelSpiritual Growth
March 20, 2020

Hearing Hope

My wife took our three young kids to her parents’ house this week to add some variety to the suddenly three-week spring break produced by coronavirus-related school closures. The kids are enjoying the longer break and playing with cousins, while…
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Church PlantingPastoring
June 2, 2016

Church Planting: 3 Key Steps

  As honest and experienced church planters will tell you, there are mountains of work that go into planting a church. “Three steps” in any title barely scratches the surface of the prayer, planning, people-gathering, fund-gathering, and other preparation that…
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