What Is Church Planting?

If you can make a disciple, you can plant a church.



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July 15, 2019


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Think outside the walls.

Pulpits. Bulletins. A worship band. What do you really need to be a church? Or to begin one? And when we’re talking about cross-cultural church planting and church-planting or disciple-making movements, well, is that the same as starting churches within your denomination or in your own culture? Or could it be a different thing altogether? Maybe you aren’t the pastor-type, but you have the vision to see the capital-C Church flourish among all the nations. And you wonder if there is a place for you in making it happen. Organizations involved in starting churches may use the same words and Bible references. It’s all good. But it’s not all the same. Our approach is pretty simple... If you can make a disciple, you can plant a church. Watch the video to learn more. Know someone with questions about church planting? Share this with them!

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