44 episodes

Church planting is tough and affects every area of the church planter's life. Join church planters Loren and Carrie Pankratz (with over 11 years experience) as they delve into their struggles, the times they totally nailed it, and the things they wish they would have done differently in their Utah church plant. You can also expect to hear from church planting couples in different phases of the journey. In each episode, you will find helpful, practical tips for planting a church and keeping your marriage strong in the process. If you and your spouse are planting a church, thinking of planting a church, or supporting someone who is, this is the podcast for you.

Church Planting Together Loren and Carrie Pankratz

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Church planting is tough and affects every area of the church planter's life. Join church planters Loren and Carrie Pankratz (with over 11 years experience) as they delve into their struggles, the times they totally nailed it, and the things they wish they would have done differently in their Utah church plant. You can also expect to hear from church planting couples in different phases of the journey. In each episode, you will find helpful, practical tips for planting a church and keeping your marriage strong in the process. If you and your spouse are planting a church, thinking of planting a church, or supporting someone who is, this is the podcast for you.

    Hendersons of Utah and Life Lessons in Church Planting

    Hendersons of Utah and Life Lessons in Church Planting

    Episode 44- David and Victoria Henderson return and share the complex parts of church planting, what God taught them about themselves, and what God revealed to them about Himself. You can find out more about their church at heyneighborhood.com

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    • 35 min
    Church Planting in a Pandemic: David and Victoria Henderson

    Church Planting in a Pandemic: David and Victoria Henderson

    Episode 43- David and Victoria Henderson moved to Daybreak Utah to plant a church at the beginning of the pandemic. In this episode, David and Victoria share their experience of how God called them to Utah and what they are doing in the building phase of their church plant. They share failures and wins in this early phase of Neighborhood church.  From failed worship nights to popular Bunco nights and block parties, the Hendersons are doing their best to serve their community.

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    contact us at churchplantingtogether@gmail.com

    • 33 min
    Strengthfinders Strengths and Weaknesses in Church Planting

    Strengthfinders Strengths and Weaknesses in Church Planting

    Episode 42- We all have different strengths and weaknesses. During Church Planter Assessment, Loren and Carrie took many personality tests. The one they found the most helpful was the Strengthfinders assessment. In this episode, they talk about what they learned about themselves, playing to their strengths,  and the negative side of your strength if you are an achiever. Then, Loren talks about reigning that in for the good of his family, church, and other staff members to sustain the pace in ministry. Early on, it is crucial to put guardrails in place. 


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    • 35 min
    Learning the Culture and Building Relationships in Your City

    Learning the Culture and Building Relationships in Your City

    Episode 41- Sometimes you pick up your life and move to a new area to plant a church. Doing research before you go is important, but it is also imperative that you do some things when you get there. In this episode, Loren and Carrie talk about ways that you can get to know the culture as well as offer your service to the community. Building relationships with other pastors and public servants in the city can teach you more than you realize. You also might all want to move to our town after listening to this episode!

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    • 29 min
    The Why and Why Not of Church Planting

    The Why and Why Not of Church Planting

    Episode 40- Sometimes, people will ask, “Why are you starting a new church when there are already so many?” In this episode, Loren and Carrie talk through some objections to church planting. Then, they show why a church plant is one of the best ways to fulfill the great commission and why existing churches should support them. Finally, they tell a story of how an older church chose to support them to leave a legacy and how that had a significant impact on Loren and Carrie and the people of Centerville, Utah.
     
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    • 27 min
    Putting People into Leadership in Your Church Plant

    Putting People into Leadership in Your Church Plant

    Episode 39- In the early days of church planting, it is tempting to let just about anyone take stuff over. In this episode, Loren and Carrie talk about what to look for in your leaders. Loren came up with another one of his fantastic acronyms. This one says that the people you are looking for must F.A.R.T.

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    contact us at churchplantingtogether@gmail.com

    • 34 min

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