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Need Help Finding Funding?


Finding funding for your project isn’t always easy, but we’re here to help! We absolutely love working with people at our Hatchathons and other events, but we particularly treasure the opportunity to take that relationship further. When we establish a coaching relationship with an individual or organization, one of the topics that we often discuss is […]

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September 28, 2017


Funding Your Project


So you have an idea. You have prayerfully considered the needs of those you plan on serving. You have gathered a great team to engage in your new venture. Now you need to work on funding. All too often projects get stuck in this phase. If you do not have a church or other ministry […]

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September 21, 2017


New Partnership with Indiana Wesleyan University


At Ministry Incubators, we are always excited to go beyond one-off interactions with ministry leaders. We have formed numerous partnerships with organizations around the world that allow us to engage with these leaders in ways that create lasting innovation. In that spirit of lasting innovation, we are excited to announce a new partnership with Indiana […]

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September 7, 2017


New Ministry Incubators YouTube Channel


We are excited to announce that you can now connect with Ministry Incubators on our YouTube channel! We are just starting to put up content, but check it out now to see a video about our Hatch-a-thons and to see two of Kenda’s lectures on missional entrepreneurship from the Payton Lecture series at Fuller. You […]

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August 17, 2017


The Three Phases of Launching a Church-based Social Enterprise


Starting a Christian social enterprise is difficult and passion-filled work. It comes with a ton of setbacks and self-doubt. And a ton of excitement. I believe that social enterprise — a business with a social good in mind — can offer a new way forward for the church.

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August 10, 2017


Get Your Hands Dirty by Starting Lean


Do you have an idea that you feel in your bones is a great one? Maybe it will change the world or maybe it will simply change the world for 5 people. The problem is that while you know it is a great idea, you don’t actually know that it is a great idea. And, even if you did actually know that it is a great idea, you don’t have any clue how to get started.

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August 3, 2017


Registration Open for Taste and See in DC!


Registration is now open for the Taste and See event in Washington DC on September 23, 2017! This event is designed to give you a taste of what is possible when you think about ministry outside the box. Our own Kenda Creasy Dean will be there, along with Shannon Hopkins, the Founder of Matryoshka Haus and […]

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August 1, 2017


Find Your Team! Wisdom from a Fellow Missional Entrepreneur


We are continuing our summer blog series aimed at those who are either starting a missional enterprise or thinking about starting one. During this series, we will look at theological and practical concerns of missional entrepreneurs. This week’s post comes from Jessica Winderweedle with The Feed Truck in Kingston, NJ, with encouragement to incorporate teamwork […]

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July 25, 2017


Need a Response? Face-to- Face Is 34 Times More Effective than Email


We are doing a summer blog series aimed at those who are either starting a missional enterprise or thinking about starting one. During this series, we will look at theological and practical concerns of missional entrepreneurs. This week’s post in our series aimed at budding missional entrepreneurs comes from our own Kenda Creasy Dean with […]

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July 13, 2017


The First Ingredient in Starting A Missional Enterprise


We are doing a summer blog series aimed at those who are either starting a missional enterprise or thinking about starting one. During this series, we will look at theological and practical concerns of missional entrepreneurs. The third post in this series is written by Sarah Turner, co-director of Try Pie in the Cedar Valley […]

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July 7, 2017


Why Embrace Missional Entrepreneurship


We are doing a summer blog series aimed at those who are either starting a missional enterprise or thinking about starting one. During this series, we will look at theological and practical concerns of missional entrepreneurs. The second post in this series is written by Antonin Ficatier. Antonin studied in three different continents and holds two Master Degrees […]

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June 29, 2017


4 Reasons Not to Engage in Missional Entrepreneurship


We are starting a summer blog series aimed at those who are either starting a missional enterprise or thinking about starting one. During this series, we will look at theological and practical concerns of missional entrepreneurs. The first post in this series is written by Wes Ellis, Associate Pastor of First United Methodist Church of […]

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June 22, 2017


The Brain Kitchen Featured on Faith and Leadership!


With a mix of movement, soothing activities and cooking, The Brain Kitchen helps struggling kids learn skills to calm themselves and even rewire their brains to cope with challenges. It’s a picture of how innovation happens — with insight, small steps and experimentation. If you have been following Ministry Incubators for a while, you will recognize […]

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May 17, 2017


Ministry Incubators Coaching: The Missing Link For Your Missional Enterprise?


Do you have all kinds of great thoughts and ideas simmering in your head, even concrete plans in various stages? Maybe you feel you could use some help sorting them out, organizing, and knowing what next steps to take and connections to make–how to solidify them and really give them traction? Ministry Incubators offers individualized coaching just for […]

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April 6, 2017


Testimonial: Andrew Breton and Reel Shot Films


Interested in attending a Hatch-a-thon? Here are some reflections from a past participant, Andrew Breton, who “noodled” there on an idea for a project called Reel Shot Films. For him, Hatch-a-thon was an excellent springboard for exploration to begin seeing where his project might take him. “Like many things in the entrepreneurial journey, ideas shift […]

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March 7, 2017


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