In this article, I will address several issues related to a much neglected area of church planting. First, I will discuss three reasons why churches are not involved in church planting. Second, I will address this problem in light of the Scriptures and missiology. Third, I will list and respond to the most common objections to becoming a mother church. Fourth, I will discuss several ways in which established churches can become involved in church planting. Finally, I will address the significance of church leadership in the churches planting churches process.
Payne, J. D. (2005). The Mother Church and Church Planting. Journal of the American Society for Church Growth, 16(1), 31-59. Retrieved from https://place.asburyseminary.edu/jascg/vol16/iss1/4