In this episode of The Grind, Neal talks to friend, Kevin Sartin from First Baptist Church in Nashville, Arkansas. Sartin has been the pastor at FBC for seven and a half years and has had experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with church plants across the state and around the world.
They talk about Sartin's '555' plan to establishing partnerships with local, state, national, and international churches. They also talk about how easy it really is to partner with a church plant and that it's not always as scary as it seems.
What was your first interaction with church planting?
Did you ever think you could do more?
How did it change that church when you began to partner with other churches?
What made you decide to go to Nashville, Arkansas?
What does the '555 Plan' look like?
What was the initial response to the original plan? What was the response to the modifications to the plan?
Had FBC does something like this before or was this a new thing?
What other things/resources do you provide for partnerships that you're involved in?
How does finding new partnerships look like right now, during COVID-19?
What advice would you give to those thinking about partnering with churches?
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