Some regard Acts as a book of church planting history, while others consider it a description of the possibilities of church life. I started in the first camp and eventually arrived at the second.
called to church plant
Recently I saw this post on a blog: “The Apostle Paul was never a member of one church and one church only.” The counterpoint to this issue is that, based on Paul’s example, church planting requires a home church.
It is impossible to take the cross out of Christianity and still retain true Christianity, so we cannot take the cross out of our Christian lives and live as genuine Christians. Take up your cross.
He entrusts us with the task of announcing his kingdom, and making disciples fit for the king. He does not entrust this task to servants: He gives it to brothers. In a way, that means church planting is the family business.
Jesus, along with all His “significant, spiritual” work, did “dull, average” work.
Before you plant a church, you will definitely need these three things.