Ingredients of an Indigenous Church

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Many church plants in America and around the world grow rapidly by welcoming folks from other churches. If the majority of growth is achieved this way, local converts to Christianity are not as likely to take ownership and responsibility for the future of the church. So what does an indigenous church look like? How can churches be planted that are self-governing, self-supporting, and self-propagating all within the context of the local culture?

This message was given at the Church Planting Seminar 2019, which is a segment organized by the Church Planters’ Forum.

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Church Planting Related Issues – Panel Discussion

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Panel discussion among Allen Roth, Ernest Eby, and Gary Kauffman. Practical pointers, questions answered, and thoughtful considerations discussed in this unscripted segment.

Panel discussion moderated by Jason Allgyer.

This message was given at the Church Planting Seminar 2019, which is a segment organized by the Church Planters’ Forum.

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The Vision for Church Planting in America and Beyond

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Sometimes Christians and churches limit themselves in expanding the Kingdom of God because their frame of reference is limited to the outreach efforts they are familiar with. It is helpful to get a broader perspective by considering what God has done in the past and what He is doing through churches in other places. What could God bring forth from our communities if we would step out in faith and in the strength of God?

In this statistics-packed message, Allen Roth identifies the needs that are all around us and the case for Church Planting today. He highlights the urgency of starting more churches–not only to survive, but to maximize the resources and gifts God wants to give to us.

This message was given at the Church Planting Seminar 2019, which is a segment organized by the Church Planters’ Forum.

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Discipleship as the Foundation for Church Planting

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Jesus commanded his followers to make disciples. Brother Finny Kuruvilla teaches that a biblical church will make their paramount witness for Christ be that of molding disciples. Finny gives practical ways to develop a discipleship-​based approach in your local brotherhood.

This message was given at the Church Planting Seminar 2018, which is a segment organized by the Church Planters’ Forum.

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