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Church Planting: A Practical Overview

Churches make disciples, and disciples make churches. This was made clear to me from the time that I was saved in a tiny church in rural Florida. My pastor and the church lived out the Great Commission by planting churches all around the region where I lived, and I soon too became passionate about church planting, to the point of giving my life to it.

Why Plant Churches in Cities?

We need churches everywhere people are, so that means we need churches in cities, suburbs, villages, towns, and rural areas. But planting church-planting churches in cities seems to be a distinctly strategic approach to fulfilling the great commission. Why? In his excellent book Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City, Tim Keller gives …

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