This course is intended for parent church pastors and leaders who may be exploring a church-planting or multiplication project. It is designed to help the potential parent church be effective in its role of parenting a new church.
This course is intended for those who may be exploring a path of church planting or multiplication and want hands-on experience in church planting practice and function. Each person is connected to a church plant for specific experience, mentoring and learning.
This course helps the church planter and core team members be trained in the essentials of evangelism. It provides tools for communicating the gospel, which are easy to understand and apply. Participants also learn how to utilize networks of friendship and community to communicate the gospel.
Understanding and raising the giftedness of the people and putting into place systems and processes that prepare the church plant for ministry effectiveness are just some of the essentials of this course.
As disciple-making and multiplication are at the heart of the gospel, this course helps the planter craft a strategy and process to weave disciple-making and multiplication into the very fabric of the church plant.
This course helps the planter raise resources for the church plant and also structure the plant for doing more with less. The biblical foundations for raising resources are identified, and practical assignments are given to lead the planter to begin to resource their plant.
This course helps church planters identify and understand the people group they are called to reach and engage, while helping them develop a strategy to cast a vision for reaching that group. Each participant is challenged to lead into this vision with bold faith and values that reflect both the heart of the gospel and of the planter.
This course will demonstrate how to approach one’s surrounding context with the same love and attitude that was manifest in Jesus. Candidates will deepen their commitment and ability to bring about God’s redemption in the world by working to bring people to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, meet physical needs, as well as working for reconciliation…
I feel God calling me to become a lead pastor with a strong emphasis on discipleship. Read Heath’s story: In 1982 at the age of 8 in the basement of Tabernacle Baptist Church at my weekly Awana Club meeting was when I asked Jesus to come into my heart. On August 14, 1985 I suffered…
I am convinced that I am called to be a pastor. It is my greatest passion to lead others to Christ! I feel like many churches have lost focus, have forgot that the church is a hospital for sinners and not a county club for the saved! Many treat the church like its the destination…