Movement in Montreal

Aaron Boswell, a church planter and pastor of Renaissance Church in Montreal, Canada, has an update on how ministry is going. Praise God for His faithfulness! Every detail in this update counts! Please continue to support this church and Montreal with your prayer.  16 people at our worship gathering (excluding 8 regular attenders that couldn’t […]

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Church Planting and the Attributes of God

As Colby Garman unpacked the Biblical-Theological rationale for church planting, I wanted to write in that same vein to look at what attributes of church planting can be found in different aspects of God. Given the fact that God himself is infinite, it is difficult to narrow such a list down. However, Dr. Dodson has listed […]

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Redemption Hill Celebrates 5 Years!

Church planting is always teetering on the edge of succeeding (which is hard to define, but what I have in view is the pastor’s salary is being paid and the congregation can continue to meet—you know, the minimum) or utter failure. When we get reports of churches not just succeeding, but thriving, it is time […]

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Religion and Worldview: What Questions Do I Ask?

Post by Keelan Cook – How to Ask Someone About Their Religion (And Actually Discover What They Really Believe) I get this question a lot, so I thought it fitting to address it in a post. With the remarkable diversity we find around ourselves today, we can no longer assume we understand someone’s religious background. This […]

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Defining Church Planting: Part III

Last week I had the privilege to go out and do evangelism with fellow members of the church my wife and I gather with. The primary objective as stated by one of the guys in the group was for us to do “a lot of seed sewing…hopefully even get in the Word with someone… try […]

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Defining Church Planting: Part II

Post 3: Last week we unpacked the first third of the definition of church planting as espoused by Dr. Mike Dodson. I took the definition, turned it into a haiku, and simultaneously chased all remaining readers away by waxing poetic about church planting. For those still reading, thank you for being the salt of the […]

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Defining Church Planting: Part I

Post 2  A basic classroom definition given for North American church planting goes like this: The team process of communicating the gospel, seeing people repent and believe in Jesus, developing as His followers, congregationalizing, and repeating the process. Each part of this definition emphasizes something that is special to the church planting process. It’s beautiful—like […]

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Blog Series: Unpacking Church Planting

I’ve been a Christian for a relatively short amount of time—roughly five years. By comparison, my wife has been a Christian for as long as she can remember. In this span of five years it has become more and more apparent that, culturally, Christianity latches on to different buzz words. Whether it is non-denom, Baptist, […]

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