An estimated fifty percent of Texans live in multihousing communities, including apartment communities, manufactured housing communities, and public housing communities. An estimated ninety-six percent of these do not attend church anywhere. Although there are many valid evangelistic and ministry strategies to reach multihousing residents that will lead them to attend existing churches, the reality is that most of them will not leave their communities to attend a church.
The answer, therefore, is to plant new congregations in their midst and take church to them.
The SBTC recognizes this vast and diverse mission field that is ripe for harvest. In partnership with associations and local churches, we are developing strategies and deploying catalytic planter coordinators who will:
Lead out in starting numerous ministries, outreach groups, and Bible studies with the goal of making disciples who will gather in newly planted congregations.
Identify and train new catalytic persons that can reproduce church planting strategies in other communities.
Be at the forefront of a church planting movement among the many ethnic and socioeconomic groups living in multihousing communities.
For more information about multihousing church plants, contact Bryan Galloway.