"God desires to see every person come to know him. He’s waiting for a church planter to step out and start a movement."
“If you want people to live in a different way, you have to promise them change—the possibility of a different kind of church.”
Ed Stetzer: "With these two statistics in mind, church planters can start and grow healthy, Great Commission churches."
“Two-thirds of church plants have mostly connected with people who were already a part of a church.”
"Not all planning practices are equal. Planning is most effective when the correct planning style is applied."
"One person who was excited about seeing new generations come to know Jesus was a 91-year-old woman named Ruth."
"All the experts say that establishing new churches is the single most effective way to spread the gospel to a broken world.”
"I’m not claiming it’s wrong to minister full-time; merely that it’s not always right."
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.