Urban Ministry Training

My brother John recently wrote some good blogs on seminary training for urban ministry. We are both seminary grads and take ministry training seriously. One blog was "What I would look for in a seminary." The other was "Seminary training for urban ministry." Although I agree with John about the great difficulties suburban seminaries face Read more

Church Planting Training – Part 2

Prospective church planters in college or seminary who spend their time in an established church miss out on many aspects of ministry. They should consider working with a church which more closely parallels the ministry they will be involved with.   While in seminary back in the late 70s and early 80s I had the opportunity Read more

Church Planting Training – Part 1

Church planters need more than classroom instruction. If you are presently in college or seminary and taking church planting or missions-related courses, ask yourself this question. Has my professor ever planted a church? Does he have any experience in actually starting a church from scatch or with a core group and seeing God raise up a church? Read more