John Shaw is the OPC General Secretary of Home Missions. He is a former church planter in St. Paul, MN that now (along with the Committee) oversees OPC church planting. In this episode, John discusses some very practical matters for churches to grow in their ability to reach and welcome people. Everyone will profit from this episode, and pastors should find some particularly encouraging thoughts.
Episode ‘Table of Contents:”
0:40 How church planting has changed over the last 10 years or so, since John was called as a church planter in St. Paul
6:00 How our preaching can and should engage the culture of the visitor who doesn’t know church life
9:30 Technology, social media, and church planting
17:25 Styles of evangelism and the importance of a strongly relational approach in our day
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