e-book: Partnering Well: Planters and Sending Churches

Without a doubt, planting a church without prayer is like building a house on bare ground without pouring a concrete footer. If a partnering church family prays, or if they do not pray, they communicate a clear statement. Calling on God as the source of every need in the life of a church plant indicates that we are convinced that the planter is inadequate, and, without supernatural enabling, he will not succeed. As Henry Blackaby would say it best, “Prayer is not a strategy.It is the strategy.”