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Church Planting Recruitment under the Guise of Friendship

I forgot I had written this and it is still true…

Nil Nisi Verum

When churches first start being built, the whole process can be very draining. Generally, the person starting the church (referred to as a church plant) is the one planning on being the preaching pastor. They are responsible for gathering people, finding locations, logistics, and all of the teaching (obviously).
At the beginning of the year I learned of a guy who was starting a church nearby. I had practically never spoken with him but we had met. Eventually I was approached but it was under the mask of a friend informing me of his project seeking “prayer”. And my wife and I did pray for this most challenging endeavor. We remembered the efforts when we prayed as a family. Eventually he asked my family and I to consider being members. I didn’t oppose to being asked but actually expected it. However, being a church plant by nature we were looking…

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  1. Katherine says:

    I agree..sad to see the duplicity.. would expect from Christians that they had the freedom to be more “real”.. But there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother..Allehuia for HIM.

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