How do you know if you’re qualified to be a church planter? (1)

By Andrew Munneke / So you are interested in church planting, or maybe even feel the call to plant a church? There is just one problem: you don’t know if you’re qualified.


Why church planting?

By Lee Kemp When I’m talking to people and sharing Forefront Church’s story, I have often been asked “Why did you go into church planting after being involved in an established church ministry for more than a decade?” I think it’s a great question. Back in the day, Sarah and I made this little magazine… Continue reading Why church planting?

What “radical” living teaches my kids & church

By Lee Kemp  My kids are like me, they love adventure. People used to ask me, “Is living in a two-bedroom apartment necessary? You are a family of seven. Isn’t this a little too radical? Can’t you live in a nicer neighborhood and just go to Timberline?” But we couldn’t do that. My neighbor is… Continue reading What “radical” living teaches my kids & church

How a vision became Forefront Church

By Lee Kemp  My wife Sarah and I really felt affirmed in our ministry. We had spent eight and a half years working with youth and absolutely loved it. I was also preaching several times a year in our church, which is unusual as a youth pastor. We questioned whether we would go to seminary… Continue reading How a vision became Forefront Church