CHURCH PLANTING RESIDENCY
Thinking about planting a church?
Gateway Church has a Church Planting Residency Program designed to come alongside and equip you with the ministry and leadership training you need to do the work God has called you to do.
We believe that equipping is two-fold, discipleship and development. We disciple through intentionality in relationships, teaching people to follow wholeheartedly after God, while simultaneously developing and deploying their ministry and leadership expertise. Our church planting residency program is one avenue of our strategy.
“Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers. Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ. This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge of God’s Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ.”
// help people encounter Jesus, experience community, and embrace mission.
// to champion oneness through equipping His Church – until we all flourish.
Our strategy is to equip God’s People by simultaneously discipling them and developing their ministry and leadership expertise for the purpose of oneness in the Church and for His glory.
Jesus redeems people – we share the Good News of the Gospel.
Jesus builds His church – we disciple people who disciple people.
Jesus calls leaders for His church – we equip leaders who equip leaders.
Jesus modeled and prayed for unity within His church – we foster it.
Jesus transforms communities through His church- we are salt and light.
Jesus provides resources – we steward and utilize them.
// someone who follows Jesus and leads others to do the same.
- Knows Jesus Intimately
- Follows the Holy Spirit Relentlessly
- Obeys God’s Word Completely
- Loves His Church Wholeheartedly
- Seeks the Lost Intentionally
// someone who influences culture, inspires action, and equips others to do the same.
- Follow First
- Serve Always
- Cultivate Clarity
- Value Results & Relationship
- Humble Confidence