2019 Church Planting Training

Would you like to see new thriving churches planted in Dunedin and Otago? If so, we invite you to enroll in our first-ever church planting training. The purpose is to train and equip you for ministry service on a church planting team. The training is evangelical and non-denominational, and no particular church plant is envisioned. The training is designed to be broad enough to apply to all types of church planting in all types of neighborhoods.

Dates/times: Five Saturdays from 8 am - noon

Venue: Caversham Community Church, 17 Playfair Street, Caversham, Dunedin

Tuition: $50 per student

Facilitator: Jeff Coleman

Required books (choose two):

  • Thom Rainer, Autopsy of a Deceased Church
  • Thom Rainer, I Am a Church Member
  • Ed Stetzer, Planting Missional Churches
  • Aubrey Malphurs, The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting
  • Angie Hamp, Confessions of a Church Planter’s Wife
  • Christine Hoover, The Church Planting Wife: Help and Hope for Her Heart
  • Anne Milam, Bloom Where You’re Planted

Required podcasts (choose one):

Finalized Schedule

DateTimeNew ChurchesEFCA MAP
September 288 am - noonSecrets of Church Planting
What Church Planters Need to Know
Lessons from Failed Church Plants
Why Plant Churches?
Startup Preparation
Biblical Preparation
Apologetic Preparation
Emotional Preparation
Funding Preparation
Spiritual Preparation

October 198 am - noonDo You Have What It Takes?
Models for Church Planting
Systems and Leadership Development
Leadership Multiplication

November 28 am - noonChurch Planting and the Soul
Contextualization, Fundraising, and Facilities
Developing Your Core Group
Thinking Like a Missionary
Startup Team
Community Awareness
Event Evangelism

November 308 am - noonMissional Living
Making and Multiplying Disciples
Church Planting Residencies
Becoming a Multiplying Church
Disciplemaking Process
Small Groups
Leadership Development
Assimilation System
Worship System

December 148 am - noonPlanting and Leading a Multi-Ethnic Church
Your Next Six Months
Apprenticing Culture
Community Transformation

Basic Curricula

Resources for Students


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