Plant A Church

Planting a church is a big dream, and we know you have questions. We work with world changers like you every day who are reaching communities with the gospel, and we’re here to walk with you.

The Send Network is a brotherhood—thousands strong. All across North America, these church planters are on the ground doing the difficult and significant work of advancing the gospel to unchurched and even unreached communities. The network thrives and grows with the relevant ideas of new planters and the practical knowledge of seasoned planters on the field. Together, we make a stronger impact for the kingdom.

Church Planting Pathway

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Gauge your readiness for church planting.
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Connect with other new planters at a three-day event at our training center.
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Develop practical skills to launch and grow your church plant.
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Receive focused wisdom related to your church planting journey.
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Experience compassionate support and encouragement for you and your family.
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Church Planting

As you launch and grow a new church, there are challenges—both common to church planting and unique to your context. We’re here to help you find solutions and encourage you, your family and your team along the way.

Church Replanting

New challenges and legacy expectations intersect in replanting ministry. As you navigate the demands of both, we will help you move from conflict to cohesive community within your replant.

Collegiate Church Planting

Reaching students with the gospel and mentoring them into missional maturity has long-term effects across the world as they launch into life and career. Learn best practices from practicing collegiate ministry leaders.

Military Church Planting

Planting in a naturally transitional community gives urgency to your mission. As you reach, equip and encourage service members and their families, we provide practical advice and essential resources for your church planting journey.

Bivocational & Covocational Church Planting

Your calling to minister isn’t confined to one location; in both the secular workplace and your own congregation, you are instilling the gospel into every aspect of life. But balance is hard. We can connect you with practical advice and practitioners walking the same path.

Be a Church that Plants Churches

Your church can identify and send a team of your own members to start a new church. Your church can multiply. We can help.

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Nuts & Bolts: Getting Started as a Church Planter

Church planting is fraught with complexity. Most planters find themselves with far too many tasks to complete and far too little time to do them well. In this e-book a number of church planting pastors discuss the most important details that a planter should consider in the early days of the church. We hope this e-book will aid church planters in prioritizing and planning for the essential nuts and bolts of launching a church in order to free them to focus on the vital work of disciple-making.

“There have been times where I needed groceries. Without fail when that happens, I check my mail and a care package is there. On my anniversary you made it possible to take my wife out to dinner. I use the backpack i got from NAMB every day, and the books are great too.”
- Tim Jennings
Testimonials
“You are absolutely not alone. We are in this together. We have your back. You are going to face challenges but not ever will you be alone. You are part of a family.”
- Kevin Ezell
“From a ministry perspective, I think that the brotherhood is incredibly important. The Church is not a building or a program, it’s a people. It’s not something you attend, it’s something you are.”
- Charlie Dunn
“A lot of times you think about quitting—when things aren’t going well, or you’re discouraged, you want to pack up and go somewhere else, just to be honest. Knowing that there are thousands praying for the mission to move forward just keeps me going.”
- Justin Haynes

Family Support & Care

We know that planting is a family experience. As you walk through the joys and challenges together, we’re here to care for and encourage all of you. No planter or his family should go at it alone and we want to ensure that doesn’t happen.

Planting Projector

The Church Planting Growth Projector is a tool developed for church planters, sending churches, and NAMB mobilizers to assist them in making strategic and sound support decisions. The training is led by Dan Dorner, a seasoned and well respected church finance and administration consultant.

Ready to get started?

Initial Readiness Survey
Complete an easy online questionnaire for immediate feedback on your strengths and growth opportunities in leadership and ministry. Or you can also connect with a member of the Send Network team to get the conversation started.

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