If it can happen there, it can happen here!
GPS EVENTS CONNECT CHURCHES WITH COMMUNITY
Matt Sellers says the use of attractional, evangelistic events under the GPS (God’s Plan for Sharing) initiative is—for his two-year-old church plant—like throwing gasoline on an already blazing fire.
Following its introduction in 2010 by the North American Mission Board and most state conventions, the second phase of GPS is under way across the Southern Baptist Convention. In 2012, GPS is focused on event evangelism.
Sellers is pastor of Paragon Church in Rio Rancho, N.M.—which in only two years—now runs 150-175 per Sunday. On Easter earlier this month, the church plant drew a record crowd of 300. Rio Rancho—with 90,000 people—is a northwest suburb of Albuquerque. Full article
Posted on Mon, May 7, 2012
by Donna Shiflett