exponential

By April 18, 2011Church Planting

The Exponential Conference is coming up in a few days (April 26-29) in Orlando, Florida.  It’s one of the largest gatherings of church planters and church planting networks in the country.  I had the privilege of attending when I planted our church in San Diego, working with Stadia: New Church Strategies.

Exponential is a great conference for connecting, learning, and dreaming.  I remember being surrounded by men and women who had either taken the plunge like me or who wanted to.  It’s hard to describe the feeling of being in such a great cloud of witnesses.

Networking alone was worth the price of admission.  Being able to sit in seminars with guys who were doing what you wanted to be doing made the experience priceless.

I will be praying next week for those who gather in Orlando.  Each current and future church plant holds the potential to change entire communities.  Even though I am nearly two years removed from our church plant, I remain convinced that church planting is the best way to expand the kingdom of God into new territory.

I’d like to encourage you to join me in praying for Exponential.  Pray for God to raise up fearless leaders, ample resources, and new opportunities.