The Planter Sessions are interactive, online training events for developing practical, just-in-time church planting skills. Each month we interview key Australian and global church planters and ministry thought leaders for the best content on a range of relevant topics, while providing you the opportunity to ask the question you really need answered.
Methods that have proven trustworthy over decades of combined experience, talked out in detail, for the benefit of your ministry. Join Peter Ko (Pastor at South-West Evangelical Church) as he speaks with Dan King (Pastor at Monash University, Melbourne) and Ray Galea (Lead Pastor at St Albans Multicultural Bible Ministry,
Geneva Push's Derek Hanna interviews Bruce Bennett from Orange Evangelical Church, and Ross Pethybridge from Dalby Presbyterian Church on the distinctives and roadblocks for planting in a country location, as well as the evangelistic techniques they've found to be most helpful.
Join Deb Baldwin (EV Church Planter with husband Tim) as she speaks with Al Stewart and Anna Moss on how to manage feedback and criticism from inside and outside your church.
Join Ruth Sheath (Lakes Evangelical) as she speaks with planters Cathy Tucker (Scots Presbyterian, Sydney) and Renae Godden (Salt Church, Wollongong) about the opportunities, pitfalls and challenges wives face when planting.
Join Geneva Push's Executive Director Scott Sanders as he speaks with Mez McConnell (Senior Pastor Niddrie Community Church, Edinburgh, Scotland) and Mike McKinley (Senior Pastor, Sterling Park Baptist Church, USA) as they discuss the importance of multi-ethnic Churches and economically diverse Churches. The Planter Sessions are interactive, online
Geneva Push Coaching Director Craig Tucker speaks with Scott Sanders about his personal experiences with, and advice for, how to navigate "Church Planting Reefs". Among the key issues discussed are sex, money, and power, and the ways they can impact a planter's personal growth, inhibit leadership development, cause mission
Christian psychologist Grant Bickerton (Campus Crusade for Christ) offers practical tips and vital wisdom to church planters and workers - about how to avoid stress, relax more, and beat burn out. This August 2014 instalment of Geneva Push's Planter Sessions, is an essential resource for perseverance in Christian ministry. You
Mikey Lynch (Director of Geneva Push) interviews Scott Sanders (Executive Director of Geneva Push) and Greg Lee (Pastor at Hunter Bible Church) about the assessment process - and what potential planters (and planting couples) should expect from it.