EQUIPPING 1: SENT will equip you before you start to plant a church. We partner with local churches to provide coaching, residencies, training, and practical tools so you are well prepared to plant. We'll guide you through your Customized Preparation Plan that's personalized just for you. We will help you with fundraising as you build financial partners and get you ready for the "Birthing" Phase. We are excited to walk with you to start a fruitful, sustainable gospel-centered church that multiplies other churches. Read our SENT Equipping Overview for a further summary of the various ways we equip church planters. Or, scroll over the diagrams on this page for a quick glimpse of what's available to those who plant with SENT.

                                                                                                    equipping 1:  Before you plant fundraising training & Tools:  includes....SENT's fundraising training course, adaptable tools to help you cast vision & raise funds until you have giving partners pledging enough to meet your planting budget. we will help you start off on healthy financial footing. customized prep plan:  include...custom Prep plan that's personalized to prepare your head, heart, & hands toward planting a gospel-centered church more fruitfully.  Given your Customized Prep plan, we will provide ways to develop and recommend the best combination of learning venues to do so. COACHING & COLLECTIVES:  INCLUDEs...TOOLS FOR you and your COACH TO USE TOGETHER so you REACH IMPORTANT GOALS & MILESTONES as you prepare to plant. Training modules are provided along with Residencies (brief or extended) where you will be sharpened through your mentoring by veteran pastors & planters.  COLLECTIVES each month provide a peer group for encouragement, prayer, & training that's helpful no matter what phase of planting one is in.  Ready for the "birthing" phase: includes...a tool with tangible action items for the early days of birthing a church. You will receive a time-tested sequence for starting well so you set Gospel dna wisely with your initial core members. this tool helps you lay the foundation to start well so the church plant bears fruit for years to come.

                                                                                                    equipping 1:  Before you plant
fundraising training & Tools:  includes....SENT's fundraising training course, adaptable tools to help you cast vision & raise funds until you have giving partners pledging enough to meet your planting budget. we will help you start off on healthy financial footing.
customized prep plan:  include...custom Prep plan that's personalized to prepare your head, heart, & hands toward planting a gospel-centered church more fruitfully.  Given your Customized Prep plan, we will provide ways to develop and recommend the best combination of learning venues to do so.
COACHING & COLLECTIVES:  INCLUDEs...TOOLS FOR you and your COACH TO USE TOGETHER so you REACH IMPORTANT GOALS & MILESTONES as you prepare to plant. Training modules are provided along with Residencies (brief or extended) where you will be sharpened through your mentoring by veteran pastors & planters.  COLLECTIVES each month provide a peer group for encouragement, prayer, & training that's helpful no matter what phase of planting one is in. 
Ready for the "birthing" phase: includes...a tool with tangible action items for the early days of birthing a church. You will receive a time-tested sequence for starting well so you set Gospel dna wisely with your initial core members. this tool helps you lay the foundation to start well so the church plant bears fruit for years to come.

header-gospel-dna.jpg

Leverage Gospel DNA Resources before you plant and as you plant and pastor.

                          dna resources these gospel dna resources help planters, pastors, & churches practice:   centering on jesus & the gospel   reaching UNBELIEVERS (contextually)   MATURING disciples   multiplying leaders  & planters   improving Health: financial, Org., personal  

                          dna resources

these gospel dna resources help planters, pastors, & churches practice:

  centering on jesus & the gospel

  reaching UNBELIEVERS (contextually)

  MATURING disciples

  multiplying leaders  & planters

  improving Health: financial, Org., personal


 

 

                                  as you plant & pastor Gospel dna  -  you did a gospel dna design for your planting context. now you're implementing in tangible ways with real people. Jesus and the gospel is the center out of which everything you do flows. we remind you of this and walk with your through each phase of planting. planting phases - Our tracking tool will help you answer"when do I do what?" wrong timing and unrealistic expectations can discourage and derail you. we will help you with a time-tested sequence of milestones to reach during the "birthing...adolescence...maturing & multiplying" phases of planting. Coaching & collectives - YOU WILL RECEIVE TOOLS FOR you and your COACH TO USE TOGETHER TO REACH IMPORTANT GOALS you set for yourself. monthly COLLECTIVES with your PEER group of other planters and pastors provides regular encouragement for your mission. "Just-in-time training" is also available through sent when you need to improve as a leader. snapshots - As your LABOR tO PLANT & PASTOR, IT'S GOOD TO STEP BACK periodically and TAKE A "SNAPSHOT" of your work with your church. this provides reasons to CELEBRATE. It also surfaces areas to IMPROVE. THIS TOOL HELPS YOU DO THIS through the lens of the gospel DNA. We will continue to coach and walk with you as you set fresh goals to pursue for the advance of the gospel and your church.  

                                  as you plant & pastor
Gospel dna  -  you did a gospel dna design for your planting context. now you're implementing in tangible ways with real people. Jesus and the gospel is the center out of which everything you do flows. we remind you of this and walk with your through each phase of planting.

planting phases - Our tracking tool will help you answer"when do I do what?" wrong timing and unrealistic expectations can discourage and derail you. we will help you with a time-tested sequence of milestones to reach during the "birthing...adolescence...maturing & multiplying" phases of planting.

Coaching & collectivesYOU WILL RECEIVE TOOLS FOR you and your COACH TO USE TOGETHER TO REACH IMPORTANT GOALS you set for yourself. monthly COLLECTIVES with your PEER group of other planters and pastors provides regular encouragement for your mission. "Just-in-time training" is also available through sent when you need to improve as a leader.

snapshots - As your LABOR tO PLANT & PASTOR, IT'S GOOD TO STEP BACK periodically and TAKE A "SNAPSHOT" of your work with your church. this provides reasons to CELEBRATE. It also surfaces areas to IMPROVE. THIS TOOL HELPS YOU DO THIS through the lens of the gospel DNA. We will continue to coach and walk with you as you set fresh goals to pursue for the advance of the gospel and your church.

 

EQUIPPING 2: SENT continues to equip you as you plant and pastor a church, not just before. We coach, train, and provide Collectives aimed to encourage you along with other peers planting and pastoring churches with Gospel DNA. Don’t go it alone. Let us walk with you as you lead your church through each Planting Phase so you hit important milestones along the way. We will celebrate progress together and encourage you to keep improving as a leader. Our equipping and resources will help you establish and mature a thriving disciple-making church that also multiplies more churches. Read our SENT Equipping Overview for a further summary of the various ways we equip leaders as they plant, pastor, and multiply local churches. Or, scroll over the diagrams on this page for details of what's available to those who plant with SENT.