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The Future for Empty Churches (Episode 10)

Join Graham Singh, Executive Director of Church Planting Canada, as he shares how empty churches provide opportunities for church plants and how the church can be part of the “urban trinity,” cooperating with police and municipalities.

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No Size Fits All (Episode 9)

Church planting comes in all forms. Listen in as Winfield Bevins discusses his own story in church planting, including losing two core members after six months, establishing a national church planting network, and writing, Plant: A Sower’s Guide to Church Planting.

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Lessons Learned Over a Career of Church Planting (Episode 7)

Listen in as experienced church planter and now Director of Church Multiplication for the Central Canada District of the Wesleyan Church, Rev. Mark Parker, shares lessons from his own experience. Cutting edge planters, discouraged planters, and people exploring church planting can engage with Mark’s story.

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Overcoming Fears in Church Planting (Episode 4)

Church planters are no strangers to fear. They are not fearless; they simply take action in the midst of fear. If you’re exploring church planting or feeling the fear in an area of your current church planting ministry, listen in and get some (en)courage(ment) for your next steps.

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Carolyn Moore and Women Church Planters

Women play key roles in all kinds of organizations and communities, including strategic thinking, leadership, and initiating. Why are there so few lead women church planters? Lead church planter, Carolyn Moore, shares some of the barriers and opportunities for women church planters.

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Canon Andrew White on Ministry in Iraq (Full Interview)

In light of recent events in Iraq, we’re running the full interview of our time with the Vicar of Baghdad, Canon Andrew White. Rev. Canon Andrew White shares how he ended up in Baghdad and offers helpful insight into what church life looks like in hostile environments. Remember to pray for the global church, especially those who worship and serve in hostile areas.

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How Francis Asbury Modeled Church Planting

In the final video of our interview with Ed Stetzer, he discusses why Francis Asbury served as a role model for church planting. Stetzer suggests that part of it had to with the unique combination of missional impulse with deep spirituality. This was energized in part by a commitment to the class meeting.

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