Frequently Asked Church Planting Questions

General Information    |    From the Planter   |    From the Sponsor Church   |    From the Association and Network    |    About Models and Strategies   |    About Administrative and Legal Issues   |    Preguntas en Español

General Information

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From the Planter

  • How do I know if I am wired to be a planter?
  • What is the process for planting with the SBTC?
  • How long does the process take?
  • Do I have to have a sponsor church?
  • Do I have to belong to an association?
  • What kind of church should I plant?
  • What does the SBTC consider to be a new church plant?
  • What are the SBTC's expectations of a new church plant?
  • What is an assessment?
  • How do I get assessed?
  • Where can I get training?
  • How do I put together a proposal?
  • Where can I find some proposal samples?
  • Do I have to attend the SBTC New Pastors' Orientation?
  • What is church planter coaching?
  • Why do I need a coach?
  • How do I get a coach?
  • What about funding?
  • When does funding start?
  • Does NAMB provide funding?
  • Where can I find other resources?
  • Who should I contact about planting?
  • How do I file my monthly report online?

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From the Sponsor Church

  • Why should we plant new churches?
  • What kind of church should we plant?
  • What should we look for in a planter?
  • What are some of our options for sponsorship?
  • How does the sponsor church relate to the new church?
  • What are some other resources?
  • What about funding?
  • When does funding start?
  • What is the Church Champions Project?

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From the Association and Network

  • Will the SBTC work with my association or network?
  • What is your church planting process?
  • What about funding?
  • When does funding start?
  • What can the SBTC do to help us in church planting?
  • What is the PRIME Project?

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About Models and Strategies

About House Churches

Can house churches affiliate with the SBTC?

Does the SBTC fund house church plants?

What is the process for planting a house church?

  • What kind of church should I plant?
  • Who can I contact for more information on models and strategies?

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About Administrative and Legal Issues

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Preguntas en Español

  • Coming soon!

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