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January 9, 2018 by Send Network | Send Network
New Jersey church planter and Send Philadelphia coaching champion Buff McNickle talks about the relationship with his coach, Samuel Rodriguez.
January 3, 2018 by Noah Oldham | Send Network
Noah Oldham, Send City Missionary for St. Louis, talks about the importance of bringing elders on your team at the right time.
January 3, 2018 by Matt Rogers | Send Network
Perfect love casts out fear (1 Jn 4:18). The promise presupposes certain realities. First, fear is built into the human psyche. Life in a fallen world is fear-ridden. We know things are not as they should be and, this side of eternity, they never will be. We fear catastrophe and chaos—cancer...
January 2, 2018 by Matt Rogers | Send Network
Where’d that come from? We’ve probably all asked this question from time to time. Something happens in our home and our spouse responds in a way we don’t understand or appreciate. After our initial shock, we begin to dig into where this response came from. Maybe our spouse spent the entire day...
December 29, 2017 by Fred Luter | Send Network
In September 1986, my life was changed forever when I was elected as pastor of a dying Southern Baptist mission called Franklin Avenue Baptist Church. I grew up in the National Baptist denomination. I was the middle of five kids raised in a home by a single mom who required everyone living in...
December 28, 2017 by Brandon Clements | Send Network
Years ago, when my wife and I started talking about wanting to develop a lifestyle of biblical hospitality, we made a decision that changed everything for us. We always felt like we were too busy to really practice this in a substantial way, but we realized we had most Tuesdays open. So we...
December 27, 2017 by Dustin Willis | Send Network
Too often we settle for the status quo. We assume this is just the way life is. We get comfortable with, well, being comfortable. But our God is a God who challenges us to push past the expected. To reach wider, love deeper, go farther. We are everyday missionaries, and God has positioned each...
December 26, 2017 by Brian Frye | Send Network
Have you ever looked at the college or university campus in your community from a missional perspective? On the campus next to you, just a few blocks or miles away, sits one of the greatest mission fields of all time. It is a mission field that has the potential, if engaged with the gospel, to...
December 22, 2017 by Send Network | Send Network
Tune in for part two of the series, Planting and coaching in Australia, with Scott Sanders, executive director of Geneva Push in Australia, as he about talks church planter expectation, motivations and coaching systems.
December 22, 2017 by Mac Lake, Send Network | Send Network
In 2011, Mac Lake accepted the call from West Ridge Church’s lead pastor, Brian Bloye, to start The Launch Network— a network focused on assessing, training and coaching church planters. Several years later, Kevin Ezell, president of...
December 21, 2017 by Brad Brisco | Send Network
The idea of rethinking vocation must start with considering the sacred/secular divide, or what some people refer to as the problem of dualism. Dualism, simply put, is wrongly dividing something that should not be divided. The Greco-Roman thought was that the world is divided into two competing...
December 20, 2017 by J.D. Greear | Send Network
The past few years have been challenging for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Many of our churches have seen their memberships dwindle, and more than a few are expected to close their doors in the next few years. We hear a lot about baptism numbers decreasing. And our budgeting shortfalls...

How can a church planter encourage his wife?

Christine Hoover, spouse of a church planter and accomplished writer, offers up practical wisdom for church planters on how they can encourage their wives as they serve alongside them on the front lines of ministry.