Geoff Surratt wrote a great article about church planting and the "ebb and flow" or the perception that some have about new churches. Here is the question that he prefaces the article: How can we stop the merry-go-round and plant churches that stick?
Here are Geoff's three ideas:
1) Learn the community before you plant
2) Build a sustainable model
3) Get a job
Those 3 points should have your curiosity heightened... To read his entire article, click here GEOFFSURRATT.COM
Im a husband to Tonya, father to my 3 kids and a church planter. I pastor Church at the Creek in Anderson Creek NC and oversee a small network of churches called Open Arms International Ministries. You can visit our main website @ www.oaim.net. We have short term mission opportunities in the Philippines throughout the summer months.