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Church Planting

Foundational resources and information for students interested in church planting

Welcome

Welcome to the SBTS LibGuide on Church Planting. It is our hope that this guide will be a useful starting point for your thinking, research, and writing in the area of Church Planting. The guide is compiled into five major sections:

  • Books – This section includes three bibliographies for the classroom, church, and church planter
  • Demographic Research – This page is a brief compilation of some of the most useful websites for ethnographic and demographic research/statistics
  • Ecclesiology – In order to plant churches one must have a solid understanding of the church. This page includes some of the most significant works from a general and Baptist perspective.
  • Networks/Blogs – This page consists of a short list of links to the websites and blogs of several of the most popular church planting networks and church planting leaders.
  • Periodicals – While there are not a lot of academic journals devoted to this rather new area of study, this page highlights a few that deserve your attention. Additonally, a few of the more popular magazines on church planting have been linked.

Please let me know if you have any questions or suggestions for this LibGuide. You can email me at jstrickland[at]sbts.edu