Mission Field: USA — Ethnic Church Planting

Rev. Yared Halche explores the unique opportunities and challenges to begin churches among the various ethnic groups in our country today.

Mission Field: USA — Discipleship through Catechesis and Assimilation

Rev. Tim Droegemueller explores how to harness the power of catechesis and assimilation in the discipleship process. 

Mission Field: USA — Which Mission Models Can Be Replicated?

Rev. Geoff Robinson explores the importance of using models of church planting that are not only sustainable but can be replicated to allow for the multiplication of many more.

Mission Field: USA — Great Commission, Great Confusion, or Great Confession?

Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford explores the mission of the church and how to resolve the confusion between “getting the message right,” and “getting the message out.”

Mission Field: USA — Sacramental Church Planting

Rev. William Weedon explores the unique perspective and advantage of our church to advance the mission of Christ through the sacraments while church planting.

Mission Field: USA — Who can Plant a Church?

Rev. John Fiene explores the theological, organizational and practical questions about the important qualities and skills related to church planting.

Mission Field: USA — Urban Mission // Rural Mission

Rev. Todd Kollbaum explores the differences and similarities between urban and rural church planting.

Mission Field: USA — USA as a Mission Field

Rev. Larry Vogel explores how the current demographics in the US today are profoundly affecting the church and the implementation of its mission.

Mission Field: USA — Biblical Missiology and Church Planting

Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz introduces the definition and explores the purpose of missiology as the biblical foundation for the formation of new churches today.

Mission Field: USA — Witness, Mercy, Life Together Framework for Missions

Rev. Tim Droegemueller explores how the three-fold emphasis of the Synod, “Witness, Mercy, Life Together,” integrates biblical concepts into the DNA of future church plants.