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Episode #6 – Preparing for The Call to Replant – Boots on The Ground Highlight w/ Evan Skelton

Episode #6 – Preparing for The Call to Replant – Boots on The Ground Highlight w/ Evan Skelton
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The guys welcomed Replant Pastor Evan Skelton to the Bootcamp to talk about preparing for the call to Replant a local church, Replant Residencies and failed Youth Internships. Buckle up, grab a snack and settle in for this slightly longer (than usual) but super important episode.

 

How do you prepare for the call of Replanting?

Review the call with your wife

Consider the cost-Replanting is hard and difficult

Be willing to serve in any capacity “ugly ministry”

Be equipped and trained in a residency

Serve, watch and pray and see what God can do through a local church Replant

Connect with other men who are seeking to replant churches

Encourage and cheer on your peers

Be scrappy financially: flexible jobs, raise funds

 

How does a Replanter find a church to serve?

Prayer

Careful examination of opportunities

Networking with other Pastors and leaders

Visit your local Association

Connect with local Churches who need help, serve there willingly

Attend and serve at an ordinary church

 

Advice from Evan

Get some exposure and experience in an ordinary church

Center yourself on the Gospel until the glory of God matters most

Find a godly leader and learn from him

Pray for Evan and Bayless Baptist Church

 

Recommended Resources

Reclaiming Glory by Mark Clifton

Church Planting is for Wimps by Mike McKinley

Am I a Replanter? by Bob Bickford and Mark Hallock

The Calvary Family of Churches residency materials: https://www.nonignorable.org/replanting-revitalization

Churchreplanters.com

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