We believe that almost everything rises and falls on leadership. 

Our ideal candidate profile for the Church Planting Residency would include men who are marked by the following:

  • A strong Gospel-Centered orientation, theology and life.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • A commitment to a team approach to ministry
  • A leadership ability that is evidenced by past performance
  • A spirit of courage and confidence with a great sense of humility
  • A proven communicator and teacher
  • A teachable spirit and a desire to learn and grow as a leader

Acts 29 also listed some helpful characteristics of a church planter:

  1. Has demonstrated past successes in starting new ventures
  2. Is an innovative and strategic visionary
  3. Is highly energetic and enthused about starting a new work
  4. Shows ability to enlist others in new ventures
  5.  Evidences being a self-starter.
  6.  Has a willingness to work intensely for an extended period of time