Church Planter Birthday Celebration

Colorful candles lit on a birthday cake

As I took the call from a planter in training who is already working and leading a small urban congregation, I did not know what the need could be early […]

Good News: The Essence Of Planting

Worship service at church plant focused on reaching college students

As I visited a collegiate church plant – Church at the Oaks in Tuscaloosa – I was so encouraged by the number of students seeking to be disciples and make […]

Church Planting – Returning to Our Roots

Brown tree root on ground

In the 1950s, there was a Gospel movement in Alabama and many community churches were planted. Baptist evangelists opened up revival meetings in new areas, and churches were started. New […]

Looking Beyond VBS

As I traveled throughout Alabama this month, I saw a great number of signs for vacation Bible school.  After a couple of years of covid and adjustments in church outreach […]

Praying for Church Planters in Alabama

Prayer is a vital part of the spiritual engagement church planters must face as they engage new communities with the gospel, disciple new believers and gather believers in a new […]

Church Planting Models for Today

One of the greatest needs today, is for churches to be healthy and multiplying.  The Great Commission was given to the church to go and make disciples of all nations […]