This excerpt from Howard Foltz’s “Power Shifts: 5 Forgotten Strategies for Expanding God’s Kingdom” deals mostly with missionaries, but the lessons presented are worth discussion with respect to church planting strategy as well.
About Howard Foltz
Dr. Howard Foltz and his wife Pat have been missionaries since 1963. After pioneering the Dallas/Fort Worth Teen Challenge programs, he then expanded the ministry into 27 Eurasian countries. During his tenure as a professor of global evangelism at Regent University, Dr. Foltz founded Acceleration In Mission Strategies (AIMS), a missions program committed to targeting and connecting with unreached people groups. Today, tens of thousands of pastors and leaders have been trained by AIMS, while thousands of churches have been planted by the program’s indigenous partners.