Q. proven method for planting?

Is there a most proven method of successful church planting? During the 80s and 90s the emphasis was on planting community churches. This involved complex programming and community centre type properties – both expensive. Since the late 90s the model has been smaller groups and more relational activities – rather than programs. The environment has… Continue reading

Church Planting in Belgium

Since late Friday (when I arrived in Brussels from Cairo) I have been visiting churches and new planting initiatives with Jeroen Tuinstra (leader of Adventist churches in Belgium and Luxembourg) and church planting coordinator, Rudy Dingjan. We have shared with a church that has birthed new churches – and 5 planting initiatives – 1. Antwerp… Continue reading

Missional Communities Multiply

‘Today Peter and Liz Kenny from our Salvo community launched a Family Gathering at the Bellarine Estate,’ reports planter Peter Hobbs. ‘We have been partnering with them in training young people from the Bellarine Secondary College in how to run a restaurant. We have been building genuine relationships with the staff and students for over… Continue reading

Denominational Administrator now Church Planting – & loving it!

Pawel Simek, former leader/administrator of Adventists in Czech and Slovakia, is planting a new church in Prague. Usually church planting teams start in homes or rented premises – but entrepreneur and property developer Radim Passer became a Christian in 1999 and built a worship centre as part of the huge commercial development, BB Centrum. ‘Two… Continue reading

‘Sunday’s Coming’ – worth seeing!

What does this exceptionally well-done video say about church (conventional or consumerist) – whether on Wed, Sat or Sun? What is church? Check out ‘Sunday’s Coming’ – and maybe check out church in the book of Acts (yes, in the Bible!). Share your comment on church TODAY & church in ACTS.