A study of the strategies for planting a church, including discussion of the importance of vision, calling, raising funds, and the development of the essential ingredients (such as a prayer base, leadership style, demographic studies, etc.) for effective church planting. Explores means of finding people, communicating the vision, establishing prayer groups, and preparing to go public. An examination of the role of advertising, telemarketing, neighborhood evangelism, and networking in growing the church. Special attention to training leaders, discipling church members, starting ministries to meet real needs, multiplying small groups, establishing simple organizational structures, and reaching people outside the mission church.