Church Planting

Northwest Independent Church Extension is the Church Planting Ministry of IFCA International – here in the Northwest.

IFCA International Church Planting Commission website.

Therefore, it is our goal to partner with churches in a cooperative effort in fulfilling the Great Commission of sharing the Gospel and discipling God’s people in communities of the Northwest.

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NW Church Planting

The objective of Northwest Independent Church Extension is to reach communities with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ…to fulfill the Great Commission by “Making Disciples of all Nations .” 20/20 Vision Northwest is an opportunity to invest in that…

The Vegas Project

We have been given the opportunity to replant the Las Vegas Bible Church in north Las Vegas, Nevada. We are partnering with Tentmakers Bible Mission and NICE is praying for God to raise up a Church Planter and Core Team. Would you pray to this end and…

Church Planter Qualifications

The Qualities a Mentor Will Seek to Develop in an Aspiring Church Planter The following ministry proficiencies will be evaluated and developed either through personal interaction or by use of such written or personnel resources that may be available to…

Church Planting Protocol

Example from Three Forks, Montana [ Download the original Word doc: Church Planting Protocol  ] “Protocol” may be defined as “the established ceremonial forms in official dealings,” but it is also used of the order of things – what begins and what comes…

Church Planting Strategy

In some ways, all church plants are alike. In some ways they are all different. This document is to guide the church planter in preparing a plan of action to pursue in a community that has already been targeted for church planting. It presumes that Community…

Community Evaluation

How does one know if a community needs a new church?Purpose: To help determine what communities to target for church planting. This somewhat extended procedure is designed to answer the question: “Should we seriously consider planting a new church in _…

New Church Constitution Sample

[ Download the Word doc: New Church Constitution Sample, edited ]  ARTICLE I   –  Name The name of this Church is ___________________________. It is a corporation duly created by the Secretary of the State of __________________ on (Date) as a Non-profit Rel…

Our Goal — Healthy Churches

As we plant and assist churches, our goal is healthy ministries. Healthy churches are able to stand on their own without continued mission assistance. But what are the indicators of a healthy church? SOLID FOUNDATIONIONS  A healthy local church is doctrinally …

Pastor Priorities Analysis

List the order which you feel the Pastor should do the following duties: * ___ Counseling  ___ Teaching Bible Classes/Studies ___ Community Involvement ___ Preaching ___ Children’s Ministries (AWANA, VBS, etc.) ___ Shepherding the flock ___ Evangelism…

Pastor/Elder Covenant

An elected Pastor/Elder and his wife must read and sign this covenant before assuming their office in ———– ———– church. I recognize that the task of shepherding God’s people is both a great privilege and serious responsibility. I also r…

Phases of Planting

Phases of Church Planting, by Rev. Earl Brubaker Visionary phase — seeing the need of a new church & core group development (up to one year)Unchurched community  Underchurched community Unhealthy church community Unreached community Launching …