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. Read a review from Luke Edwards here.


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.