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.
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.
Dr. Patricia Weerakoon, an internationally recognised sexoligist and Kamal Weerakoon, a Presbyterian Minister with a wealth of experience applying that research to spiritual contexts speak with Geneva Push's Craig Tucker about the changing character of sexuality in Australia today and the implications for the Australian church.
Cathie Heard interviews evangelist Wendy Potts in a discussion that explores how to make evangelism part of your normal everyday life, how to minimise the fear factor, and how to do it, even if you think you don’t have the skills of an “evangelist”.
How do you break into the local community with the gospel before you've opened the church doors? Whether its metropolitan Western Australia or holiday-oriented New South Wales, every locale has distinct markers that identify insiders and outsiders, key points for distributing information and acceptable ways of spreading it.
It's that simple: failing to properly think through the finances has led to the failure of a staggering percentage of church plants. Join experienced executive pastor Andrew Mitchell from EV Church and Geneva Push's Derek Hanna as they talk through the practical implications of preparing a budget for