Planting Churches Everywhere for Everyone

Millions living in North America have not been reached with the gospel. But a new church makes eternal change possible in an unreached neighborhood.

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Church planting in the inner city

Church planting in the inner city

Michael and Traci Byrd moved out of a rough inner city neighborhood of St. Louis, swearing they’d never go back. But God had other plans.
7 Powerful Prayers for Your Pastor Husband

7 Powerful Prayers for Your Pastor Husband

As wives to pastors and church planters, we carry a holy calling to pray for our spouse. Here are seven Scripture-based prayers we can pray on behalf of our husbands.
Leading the Church You Plant

Leading the Church You Plant

Leading a church plant is very different than leading an established church. Here are five simple ways to lead your church plant well.
Church Planting Thresholds

Church Planting Thresholds

Clint Clifton has made a digital version of his book Church Planting Thresholds available for free for...
Reaching the Lost Cause

Reaching the Lost Cause

Jacob & Francine Zailian, Sanger, California Jacob knows the homeless, drug addicts and gang members of...
Picking Up the Pieces

Picking Up the Pieces

Bobby and LaKeisha Williams, Slidell, Louisiana Bobby and LaKeisha Williams have a simple goal—to meet the...
A Light in Darkness

A Light in Darkness

Joshua Valdez, Farmington, New Mexico Joshua Valdez says his city is a place of emotional and...
Finding Identity in Christ

Finding Identity in Christ

Victor & Ludmila Moura, Somerville, Massachusetts Victor and Ludmila Moura were comfortable in Brazil. He was...
A tale of two streets

A tale of two streets

As an urban church planting pastor on the northwest side of Grand Rapids, Michigan, I am...

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Since 2010, Southern Baptists have planted more than 9,700 churches all across North America.

We believe God uses church planting to heal brokenness. 

Brokenness is pervasive in every community across North America, and this brokenness is only healed through the hope of the gospel.

Church planting is our strategy to spread the gospel, respond to brokenness and to bring about restorative healing — spiritually, emotionally, economically and socially.

Church planting isn't just a ministry for individual planters. It's a ministry for the whole Church — corporately and globally. At Send Network, we value:

  • Family
    We're not just a network, we're a family of churches planting churches everywhere for everyone.
  • Multiplication
    We believe every church is a Multiplying Church in the making, and we want to see a healthy, Multiplying Church in every community across North America.
  • Restoration
    We long to see communities across North America holistically restored by meeting spiritual, economic, emotional and social needs. 

9,700 churches planted since 2011

80% of church plants thrive past four years

11% of all SBC churches are Send Network churches

18% of all SBC baptisms are from Send Network churches

16 church plants in Puerto Rico since 2016, the first SBC plants there in 25 years

790+ African American SBC churches planted from 2011-2021

An average 55%+ of SBC church plants are minority ethnic or multi-ethnic

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