The central command of the Great Commission is to make disciples. Disciples are made in and through the efforts of the local church.
For The Church Podcast Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz do some “spitballing” on the topic of church planting, sharing some thoughts, concerns, and convictions.
What have you learned are the advantages of a church re-plant over planting a new work?
What is the one thing you wish you'd done different as a church planter?
How can you plant a church if you don’t actually know what a church is?
FTC.co asks Jonathan Leeman, Editorial Director at 9Marks and an elder a Cheverly Baptist Church (Cheverly, MD): "I want to plant a church and take current church members with me. What do I do?"
What is the one thing you would say to the first-year church planter?
A year into church planting: it's hard and it's wonderful. And I don't want to be doing anything else.
When we talk about multiplication, we mean that churches have a process to discover, develop, and deploy church planting teams from the inside.
As a denomination, my tribe has a history that is a mixed bag when it comes to how churches get planted and the effectiveness of those plants. I believe we are turning a corner with our approach.