The Multisite Team has created and collected these helpful videos, articles and guides for anyone interested or involved in multisite ministry.
Intro to Multisite & Full Sessions from our last Multisite Conference
Corey Garris and Jim Plank teach about strategies and best practices from all around the multisite world.
NEW! Campus Pastors a Key to Multisite Success by Leadership Network
This mini-report, drawing from a recent Leadership Network survey of campus pastors, answers some of the most common questions that have surfaced about campus pastors, like “What should we look for in a campus pastor?” or more specifically “What are some of the best campus pastor job descriptions that we could adapt?”
5 Things Every Pastor Should Know About the Multisite Church
Dave Ferguson highlights the multisite church as the model of the future, presenting its ability to steward resources while removing the myth that multisite is only for the megachurch.
Multisite Myths by Jim Egli
This June 5th article by Jim Egli walks through ten myths of multisites, tackling misconceptions like the prevalence of video technology, that only large churches launch multisites, and much more.
Characteristics of a Quality Campus Pastor
Jim Tomberlin’s “Leadership” article outlines strengths and weakness to look for in a campus pastor, including tips on where to find such an individual.
Multisite Must-Read List
MultiSite Solutions presents their "MultiSite Must-Read List" with books every multisite church leader should read and books that will help you be a more effective multisite church.
New Campus Regional Assessment
Is there an area in your community in need of a Vineyard church? “New Campus Regional Assessment” highlights twelve areas a church needs to consider when searching out a new planting site, along with helpful questions to guide the process.
The Urbana Vineyard Church Guidelines for Multi-sites
Vineyard Church-Urbana outlines principles of a healthy Vineyard Church, highlighting the Vineyard’s mission and core values while giving tips on strategy, campus operations, and administration.
Sullivan Campus Launch Timeline
This one page timeline lays out an eighty-one day flow chart used by the Vineyard Church-Urbana Sullivan campus to detail the organizational steps which led to launch.
125 Tips for Multi-site Churches and Those Who Want To Be
Jim Tomberlin’s guide to multisite myths, mistakes, trends, and church profiles. Jim touches on the Biblical basis for multi-site, funding, internet campuses, and much more.
Count Down To Launch
A helpful guide to walk you through the process of strategizing, developing, and building toward launch. “Count Down to Launch” helps map out the way from vision and calling to marketing and serving.
Guidelines For Campus Growth for Seacoast Church
Seeing the need for a framework of multiplication within their ministry, Seacoast created their “Guidelines for Campus Growth”. These guidelines are intended to inform and shape our decisions as we look to the future to fulfill God’s purpose.
Preaching Guidelines for Campuses
This quick guide has helpful reminders for the virtual pastor recording for podcasts and targeting multiple sites. Topics include phrasing, greeting, prayer during the sermon, ministry call, and closing the service.
14 Commandments of Video Preaching
Jim Tomberlin presents helpful do’s and don'ts for the video pastor in areas such as lighting, background, and verbal references. Remember to smile and be sure to share these helpful tips with staff and visiting pastors.
Roles of a Campus Pastor
“Roles of a Campus Pastor” lists significant roles specific to a campus pastor. This has been adapted from “Community Christian”.
Consulting Resource for Best Practices & Trends
MultiSite Solutions seeks to be a resource as your church wades into the world of multisites. Their website contains a blog, FAQs, Newsletter, and additional Resources. Be sure to check them out.