No. 56 Fastest-Growing: First Church of Christ in Kentucky Renews Its Vision to Reach the Lost
“The No. 1 reason for our growth is our passion for discipleship,” says Senior Pastor John Van Pay.
"We had more than 1,200 salvations last year, and our growth has been 90 percent new believers.”
Pastor T.J. McBride is man with a vision: to reach lost souls for Jesus Christ that all men may be saved by any means necessary.
“Our purpose is to ‘make heaven more crowded’ by being the front porch for prodigals to come home.”
“Success for us is when people move from where they are to the place God intends for them to be.”
"We now have more people receive Christ in one weekend than we did in an entire year four years ago."
Citylife’s mission is to become smaller as they grow larger, to be a place where people count and every life matters.
For years now, NewSpring Church has been known as a place where where life change takes place.
From the moment you drive onto Rockford First's campus, there is a very real sense of genuine love and care for people.