Why a Warm-Hearted Gospel Should Be Preached by Warm-Hearted People

What would happen if you took 36 hours to experiment with prayer practices and commune with God in silence? It was incredible. Not only did teens come away transformed, they were equipped with incredible tools to continue growing closer to God when they came home.

Which group of Christians finds the highest approval rating in the US? It might just be that these warm-hearted people are in the best position to preach their warm-hearted gospel. Watch Part III of our interview on church planting with Ed Stetzer.


Jeff Olive (www.olivecoaching.com) 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.