Why aren’t Leaders Intentionally Discipling and Raising up New Leaders?

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the commandment of God our Savior and the Lord Jesus Christ, our hope, to Timothy, a true son in the faith: 1 Tim 1:1–2. NKJV In the past I’ve found myself asking this question: Why aren’t leaders intentionally discipling and raising up new leaders? If you are likeContinue reading “Why aren’t Leaders Intentionally Discipling and Raising up New Leaders?”

Witnessing Tips for the Shy Christian

“I’m super introverted, really shy, and would rather be alone than with others. Sharing my faith is hard for me!” I hear this all the time! This does not describe me, but it is close! I am comfortable in front of people, need human connection, and desire relationships with others, but… I tend to getContinue reading “Witnessing Tips for the Shy Christian”

Church Planting Helps Us All Grow

4 Ways Planting a Church Helps Us All Grow I recently had a meeting with a few partnering church pastors who were enthusiastic about a new sister church being planted several miles from their location. One of the pastors said, “We are glad they are planting in our town! They will reach people in waysContinue reading “Church Planting Helps Us All Grow”

A Conversation with Pastor Jake Davidson: Covocational/Bivocational Church Planting

Covo and Bivocational Church Planting: 3 Lessons From Jake Davidson In the fall of 2021 I interviewed church planter Jake Davidson of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Pembroke. NBBC is a part of the Christian County Baptist Association and is partnering with the association, the KBC, and others to reach the lost with the gospel.Continue reading “A Conversation with Pastor Jake Davidson: Covocational/Bivocational Church Planting”

“Too Small to Send?” 7 ways every church can train church planters

Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied. (Acts 9:31 NKJV) Chapter nine of Acts provides the account of Saul’s miraculous transformation through the power of the gospel to PaulContinue reading ““Too Small to Send?” 7 ways every church can train church planters”

Pastor Appreciation: Church Planter Edition

Looking for some ideas to encourage your pastor or group of elders? What about the church planter your church sent, supports, or that is in the town next door? Idea lists abound this time of year! Here are a few… https://get.tithe.ly/blog/pastor-appreciation-month https://www.lifeway.com/en/articles/homelife-pastor-appreciation-five-ways-to-say-thanks What not to do… 😉 What church planters want… They want: Prayer. PleaseContinue reading “Pastor Appreciation: Church Planter Edition”