Church Planting 101

Acts 11:19-30            One of our callings as Christians is to be change agents.  As Presbyterians, we see ourselves with the responsibility of “pointing beyond our church through word and work to the good news of God’s transforming grace in Christ Jesus its Lord.” (Book of Order, F-1.03)  Part of our self identity is being a partner in God’s work to change the world.

This week, a group of pastors and educators in our Presbytery had a one night retreat with singer/songwriter/author David LaMotte.  I remember hearing David sing at various venues in North Carolina at least 10 years ago.  He stepped aside from his 18 year professional music career to earn a master’s degree in International Studies, Peace, and Conflict Resolution Continue reading “Church Planting 101”