A Matador for Christ in the Windy City

First Objective in the 2020 North American Church-Planting Initiative


by ROLLAN FISHER AND BARBARA FISHER — We’ve felt called to the city of Chicago for a very long time — eleven years to be exact. We met while attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating, we were married and served as the youth, university, and mission pastors at King’s Park [...]

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Every Nation Church Planters

Are You an Every Nation Church Planter?

by DAVID HOUSTON — So, you want to be a church planter? Nothing could be more exciting, more challenging, and more meaningful. It certainly has been all of that for me. Planting a church can launch you into a new ministry career or can greatly expand and deepen your present ministry. That has also been true [...]

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The Greatest Story. Told!


I’ve had the privilege of serving in the ministry for twenty-seven years, the first twenty-five as a traditional pastor. I’ve been involved with just about every possible function of the church. Who could’ve imagined that in the twenty-sixth year, I would have stumbled onto something so completely different; an endeavor that has become one of [...]

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Strategic Giving: What Christians Can Learn from Professional Grant Makers

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The Every Nation 2020 North American Initiative is a focused and concerted effort to establish influential churches and church-planting centers in these twenty key North American cities, as well as expanding the number of churches around cities where Every Nation churches already exist. This initiative will require some serious investment. Consequently, it’s a good time [...]

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Every Nation Europe: Church-Planting BootCamp

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From January 31 through February 8, 2011, I was privileged to co-lead the first Every Nation European Church-Planting Boot Camp in Marseilles, France, along with Tom Jackson (Every Nation—Edinburgh) and Wolfi Eckleben (Every Nation—London). Veteran and first-time Every Nation church planters came from Edinburgh, London, Marseilles, Kiev, Madrid, and Ghent, Belgium. One of our church [...]

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