Author: Tom Planck

A Second Reformation

Every once in a while someone will make a statement that feels like time just stops. I had one of those moments recently. A friend of mine made this statement while speaking to a room full of pastors, “The first reformation in the Church was about putting the Bible back in […]

Multiplication: Tactical or Theological Issue?

If Exponential’s analysis of the data is correct, only 4% of churches in the United States are reproducing. That is simply not good enough! Every church should be multiplying. It’s in the DNA of the Church Jesus launched 2,000+ years ago. We simply must be in the business of growing […]

Is Your Church Healthy and Fit?

One of the big trends in the fitness world is the CrossFit movement. Gyms around the globe are scrambling to offer meaningful workouts that exercise all parts of the body in a team-based environment. Perhaps we can learn something from this trend as we look closely at church health. If […]

HGC Scholarship Fund

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of 2017.  It has been a tremendous year for Healthy Growing Churches.  Our reach, influence, and impact continues to grow.  God opened some wonderful doors for us this year and we are beyond thankful for the way He has used HGC […]

Monthly Network Call – October 2017

October’s monthly network call featured HGC’s founder and chief innovation officer, Greg Wiens.  Greg clearly shared his passion for discipleship and the multiplication of groups in the local church. Here are the top ten insights from the call: Life change occurs in the context of a close relationship. In the […]