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.
Introducing new blogger Izah Broadus! Izah is the pastor of New Faith Baptist Church in West Helena, Ark., a church plant that was launched in March 2015.
Introducing new blogger Anthony Banks! Anthony is the pastor of Second Baptist Church in Turrell, Ark., a church plant that launched in March of 2016.
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?
Guest blogger Nicole Hutcheson, a college student who attends Forefront Church in Fort Smith, shares her testimony after serving in Southeast Asia through Nehemiah Teams.
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
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