Missional Hospitality

Biblical Hospitality Summit Network churches strive to foster a culture of hospitality within their congregations. We believe every person that walks through our doors is created in God’s image, so we want them to feel valued and welcome. If you attend a weekend...

3 Misconceptions About Church Planting

As a network we’ve sent out 238 people to plant 23 churches in North America.  We’ve watched as God has swept normal people into his extraordinary mission of making disciples.  The result?  Last year more than 6,000 people worshiped at Summit Network churches across...

The “ABC” of Church Planting

“Why would you plant a church here? We’ve got plenty of churches.” That was the response of one local pastor to a church planter I know. Not all verbalize it but many established church pastors think the same thing.  Role-play time: You’re hoping to partner with...

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...

5 Ways To Partner With A Church Planter

Here at The Summit Network we talk a lot about church planters. But what if you want to support church planting as an established church? How can you be involved?  Well I’m glad you asked. The following are 5 Ways an established church can partner with a church...

The Farm System

    When it comes to baseball fans you have some distinct categories.  There are the “everyday” fans like myself who check scores online and may attend a game or two. Then you have the fans that “Love the game”.  “Love the game” fans are passionate about...