Mission Field: USA—Church Planting

Mission Field: USA – Church Planting” podcast series, provided by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, offers a theological background and best practices for launching new congregations and ministries within a Lutheran framework.

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Mission Field: USA — How Church Plants Create Beautiful Worship Spaces

Rev. Gaven Mize explores the importance of aesthetics in worship and how church plants can adapt to shared spaces.

Mission Field: USA — Diaspora Mission: Reaching the New Waves of Immigrants

The Rev. Dr. Matthew Buse explores how we engage in diaspora mission to reach the newly arrived.

Mission Field: USA — A More Effective Narrative for Church Planting

Rev. Daniel Yang, Director of the Send Institute, explores a more effective narrative to explain the need for church planting.

Mission Field: USA — Using Church Software in a Church Plant

Mr. Peter Frank — Digital Product Owner at Concordia Publishing House, explores how to use digital tools to maximize ministry time.

Mission Field: USA — Collaboration, Merger or Replanting: Strategies to Maximize Resources for Christ’s Mission

Rev. Todd Kollbaum explores how ministries can collaborate, merge or even “replant” to advance Christ’s mission.

Mission Field: USA — Conflict Resolution vs. Reconciliation

Mr. Ted Kober, Senior Ambassador for Ambassadors of Reconciliation, explores biblical and effective strategies to resolve conflict and heal through a reconciliation process.

Mission Field: USA — Planting Gospel Seeds While Meeting Human Needs

Rev. Dr. Carlos Hernandez explores how assessing needs in the community gives opportunity to share the Gospel.

Mission Field: USA — Church Planting in the LCMS: Research Results

Ryan Curnutt explores the current trends and challenges in church planting in the LCMS.

Mission Field: USA — Developing a Strong Church Planting Core Team

Rev. Jim Woelmer explores strategies and advice to build a core team to launch various aspects of ministry.

Mission Field: USA — Co-vocational Church Planters: Necessary Evil or Preferred Strategy?

Rev. Todd Kollbaum, Director of Rural and Small Town Mission, explores the challenges and benefits of a church planter holding a job in addition to planting a church.