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Basic Training for Church Planters equips church planting teams for moving into their church plant with an
understanding of their context and the beginning of a strategy for penetrating it with the gospel and planting a Kingdom community
among them. The training prepares them for moving into Church Planting Networks (CPN) for further skill training and networking with
other church planting teams near them. Basic Training is currently available in English, Spanish, and Korean language tracts.
Basic Training is a workshop designed to accomplish the following objectives:
The Basic Training workshop is process-oriented. The workshop is not designed to simply communicate a body of
knowledge, but is intended to provide an experiential workshop. Therefore, Basic Training is activity-oriented with only the
necessary theory and lecture to provide enough information to begin applying principles and skills. The process includes modeling
teamship and mentoring.
A key component of the workshop is intentional worship experiences. The worship provides a spiritual foundation for the workshop,
a modeling of worship, bonding of the workshop participants, and an opportunity for intimacy with God.
Content of the workshop consists of a variety of issues critical to the planting of a church. They are examined not
theoretically, but from within the church planter’s context.
In addition to notes, observations and information through networking, Basic Training will provide each church
planter with a customized set of materials developed by the church planter himself. These materials consist of the following:
With these tools, a church planting team will be well on their way to developing their customized strategy for planting a
church in their context.
To register your church planting team please contact Scheryl Ng.
Straight Street is a personal spiritual preparation guide to be used by members of a church planting team 2-8
weeks before engaging in Basic Training for Church Planters. Straight Street may also be helpful to an early stage church planter who is
working through the Early Stage Church Planter Development Equipping System (ESCaPaDES).
By completing Straight Street, which is based on Acts 9, a member of a church planting team will be better prepared from a spiritual
perspective to process and implement much of the content found in Basic Training for Church Planters.
To download Straight Street:
If for any reason you experience problems downloading the file or printing, please contact the Church Planting Department, and we will
gladly put a copy in the mail for you.