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Church Planting, the Gospel, and Relationships

  Church planting is relational because the gospel is relational. When Jesus commissioned the disciples to “go and make disciples,” it was understood this would take place within the scope of relationships. Think about it. You can’t share the gospel with a person unless you meet them, love them, and/or communicate with them. Relationships are critical for the spread of …

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My Journey to Georgetown – Sidney Meriweather

Well, it’s official…I’m moving to Georgetown, Texas. To some of you this doesn’t come as a surprise, because I asked you to pray for me as I was making this decision or came to you for advice. Others are asking why, what’s in Georgetown? Well, let me tell you how amazing our God is and how perfect his timing is …

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What Excites Me Most About Planting a Church

I’ve been hearing this question a lot lately.  “Are you excited about planting a church?” Hmmm…  Let me put it this way.  I wake up thinking about it.  I go to work planning for it.  I find myself day dreaming about it.  Erin and I frequently talk about it.  I look for ways to share with others about it.  I’m …

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My Journey to Georgetown – Ben Brandon

Growing up as a preacher’s kid in Jonesboro, Arkansas, I spent hours upon hours at church. Whether it be for Sunday services, potlucks, youth revivals, or brotherhood meetings, we were there. Because of that there were countless times I heard different missionaries speak about what was going on at their church plant in America and around the world. Little did …

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Recapping Our 2nd Georgetown Discovery Trip

This past weekend, a group from Conway, AR (and a few from Sulphur Springs, TX) made the trek to Georgetown, TX hoping to learn more about the area where we will plant a church next year.  Before the trip, I specifically asked God to show us something new and to meet someone new.  I believe He answered that prayer! Let …

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It’s Official!

It’s hard to believe that exactly one year ago on Memorial Day, Erin and I made our first trip to Georgetown, TX.  We didn’t know a single person until we met 

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Best Quotes from Church Planters

I recently had conversations with five church planters from four different states to gather as much wisdom as I could from their church planting experiences.  As a guy who is preparing to plant a church next year, I’m blessed to be able to learn and grow from those who are currently in the trenches.  I look up to these men, …