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Why Do I Need To Be Assessed?

Many church planting organizations require all full-time church planters to participate in a Church Planter Assessment. This assessment helps determine the candidate’s capacity to be a lead pastor.  Most assessments ...

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Questions To Consider in Launching a New Church

 At some point every new church plant must go public or launch in their community. Some launch too early, others too late, and they have missed the opportunity to touch ...

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A Movement of God in New England

Vermont has become one of my favorite states. I have visited much of the state because of my involvement in a ministry partnership between Vermont Baptists and North Carolina Baptists. ...

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COMMUNICATING THE WORD in CHURCH PLANTS

Communicating the Word of God to unchurched people in a new church start is no simple task.  Many views exist on how to prepare and proclaim a message that is ...

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New York – Big City, Bright Lights!

I remember it like it happened yesterday. Every week Mrs. Tucker, a parent volunteer at Colfax Elementary, would come into our class and read one chapter of what became my ...

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My Needs vs. Their Need

When I was a college student at the University of Texas I heard many a sermon during Sunday morning worship, Sunday night worship, and through Wednesday lunch at the Baptist ...

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Reaching Hispanics with the Gospel

When it comes to reaching Hispanics with the Gospel, the approaches we utilize must be as diverse as the Hispanic population.  In the United States, there are over 20 Spanish ...

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Challenges Hispanics Face

One of the greatest challenges in reaching Hispanics is their diversity. Let me explain. When we speak of diversity we are talking of more than just subtle differences in dialect. ...

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Growing Hispanic Population in North Carolina

The USA is the country with the second largest Hispanic population in the world, second only to Mexico. Think about it… There are more Hispanics living in the United States ...

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Mission-minded, Mission-involved

One of the things that strikes me most about Scripture is how involved God’s people were in His mission. At the conclusion of his epistles, the Apostle Paul commends both ...

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