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.
While your context may or may not be Canada, Rev Mark Parker shares insight on developing a sense of affinity for a people. Listen in to hear who is planting churches, where they are planting them, and where Canada needs church plants.
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.
Church planters aren’t the only ones who need to champion church planting. Listen in as former church planter and current lead pastor, Eric Hallett, shares his passion for mission and church planting while leading an established church in the Canadian context.
Vision leaks. Followers need to hear the vision over and again. Leaders can also leak. Church planters know what it’s like to lead, serve, organize, and problem solve. In the midst of leaky leaders and leaking vision, how do you maintain passion for the community? Listen in as these church planters share their own practical wisdom and experience.
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.
Church is contextual. So, we must plant contextual churches. In this podcast episode, we discuss the realities of church planting in 2016 and how we can contextual and effective.
The call to church planting is unique, the path of planting taking different twists and turns. Listen in to another’s experience as you reflect on your own call to church planting. And check out this free resource from the Church Planter Collective on being called to church planting.
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.
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.
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.