The Reality of Urban Church Planting: Fear and Faith

There’s something different about someone who acts on their deepest desire to impact lives, ultimately leaving them feeling both vulnerable and fulfilled in their own life. That is the heart of a church planting pastor. There is a certain level of uncertainty to planting something that is counter-cultural to the current state of society. As an urban church planter, there have been times of great joy and extreme lows. Church planting...

Urban Church Planter: First, What Does the City Need?

To truly be an urban pastor planting an urban church one must first get to know the broken parts of the city, said Pastor Cedric Nelms of Chosen Generation Church in Long Beach, during a panel discussion about Los Angeles. PART TWO – CEDRIC NELMS “We are very diverse here in our city and I think the best way for us to come together is to be able to plant transformational...