By Izah Broadus / Have you ever thought about what it must be like for someone who doesn’t want to step foot in a church?
By Izah Broadus / If I want to bring people to Jesus, they probably won’t walk in the front door. I can look at my community’s needs and meet them where they are.
By Lee Kemp This past weekend 1,800 people came to partner with many local churches in Fort Smith for the Acts 1:8 One Day Mission Trip. We saw 67 people pray to receive Christ on Saturday! I wanted to take a moment and just share four quick highlights of what I saw God do in… Continue reading Heart transformations in Fort Smith
By Lee Kemp A few years ago, the manager of a Motel 6 in Fort Smith called me to refer a lady who could use some help. We had developed a friendship with Motel 6 through ministering to so many folks, and we had even been able to develop a corporate discount rate to help… Continue reading From homeless to homemaker
By Lee Kemp My family just had pictures made, and it made me think of authenticity. You might look at our family photo and think “Aw what a cute family!” but when we took these photos, I was threatening my kids to behave so that they would look nice! We—church planters—care about image just like… Continue reading The struggle is real to be authentic
By Lee Kemp Why is Sunday to Sunday important as a church planter? Well, it’s just like a football team. As a youth pastor, I was fortunate to be around Greenwood High School football, coached by one of the soon-to-be hall-of-famers, Rick Jones. What has made him successful, just like every other leader I’ve observed,… Continue reading Between Sundays: why churches fail or succeed
Apartment life ministry is a big ministry. Ninety-five percent of people living in multi-housing have been disconnected from the local church.