It’s Official In Baltimore!

In 2013 Brad O’Brien (@bradobrien) completed a residency program with The Summit Network and led a team of people to plant Redeemer City Church in Baltimore, MD.  After partnering with 159 year old Lee Street Memorial Baptist Church for several months the two...

Free Pre-Marital Counseling Resource

Quality Pre-Marital Counseling Church planters are responsible for counseling engaged couples leading up to marriage.  That’s both an important and daunting task.  Brad Hambrick, our Pastor of Counseling at The Summit Church, has designed an excellent resource...

Are You Called To Plant A Church? | # 3

Over the last several weeks we’ve outlined the definition of “calling” we use in assessing church planters (Post 1, Post 2).  This week we’ll wrap up our discussion by looking at the final part of our definition: Accompanied by appropriate spiritual gifts, recognized...

For The City | Density & Diversity

A special night This past Sunday night was special for our launch team. God is growing our team like crazy, and we’re experiencing many things that are nuts for your average church plant. Sunday night was special because we commissioned three new launch team members...

Are You Called To Plant A Church? | #2

Last week I debuted our working definition of “Calling” (to see that post click HERE). Because “Calling” is such a vital aspect of the long-term success of a church planter we spend a lot of time thinking about it. This is by no means the final word on the...