How to Keep Church Planting as Part of the Ethos of an Established Church (Episode 6)


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.


Jeff Olive ( has served as a pastor in the Texas Annual Conference for the past 15 years. Currently he is the Director of New Church Development overseeing the formation of new congregations throughout the Conference. Prior to his current appointment he planted and pastored a growing new congregation called Dayspring UMC in Tyler, Texas. He continues to coach and consult with a number of church planters in several Annual Conferences and serves as Editor of the Seedbed Church Planter Collective.