Ed Stetzer: "While cities are an excellent place for gospel advancement, urban ministry is not without its challenges."
One pastor explains the origin of his church's name and why it accurately represents his congregation.
Hugh Halter: "Jesus' public life was an outgrowth of his subterranean existence as he lived among people in the margins."
Brian Bolt: "God doesn't call the equipped. He equips the called."
“The sending church misses out on the blessing of supporting a new work should they refuse to engage proactively.”
"Those who go into church planting without understanding the necessary commitment level almost always fail."
"After a few years of fruitful growth, we became comfortably stable, and my heart grew uncomfortably cold."
"The church planted with good dirt hears God’s calling with a noble heart, keeps the mission in focus and bears much fruit."
"Your talents aren’t enough to do what God has asked of you. If they were, then you wouldn’t need God."
“We need people to go, but we also need people to stay for the specific purpose of raising up others to send.”