Church Planter has ratings and 93 reviews. Kyle said: This was a really well -written book. No, really, it was. The reason for the abysmal rating is. 19 quotes from Church Planter: The Man, The Message, The Mission: ‘Most churches do not grow beyond the spiritual health of their leadership. Many church. Darrin Patrick is the lead pastor of The Journey church in urban St. Louis. Patrick started The Journey church in , and has watched the church expand into a.

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It will be a required reading for future church planters both in the PLNTD network and future church planters being trained in local churches. Apr 04, Wes Martin rated it liked it Shelves: Although this gospel does not come with earthly riches and attraction, this is the message that must be preached. There’s a lot to like in Darrin Patrick’s “Church Planter.

Discipling men and planting churches is the focus of all our conferences, men’s ministries and rallies. I don’t know, it didn’t compute.

The Message Part three: In his defense of contextualization, Patrick shows how God in redemptive history reverses the Tower of Babel at the event of Pentecost and accommodates Himself to His audience by giving us Scripture. Some of us are so busy that we are not giving God access to our hearts. The chapter breakdown looks like this: Sep 13, Ho Christopher rated it liked it. Some of the chapters focus churcg the Pastor’s skill set while others focus on heart issues. That quip applies here.

Finally, I’d add that the meat of the book really is in the middle sections.

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Refresh and try again. Aug 17, Aaron Downs rated it liked it. Pastoral ministry is a calling, not a career. If I were someone perhaps years out from planting just looking at the big picture stuff and wanting something to simply chew on for some general thoughts to what church should possibly look like, this would have been a better read.

It has always been our focus and direction in all that we do. But pastoral work is like being in the infantry. Patrick, then, engages that audience with something that is easy to read, and from one of their own seeing as most young and Reformed either end up Acts 29 or in the PCA, which will via Keller still point to Patrick’s book.


The book is not just about planting churches but has a strong focus on leading. Passive staff members must be motivated.

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If you read the book on your Kindle, you can highlight sections of the book, and you can see what other people have highlighted and patriick many times additional people have highlighted that passage. Patrick wrote this book to cast a vision for biblical church planting. The final section the mission reminds the reader of our role in fulfilling God’s mission of rescuing those who darrn know Christ.

An effective shepherd will do all he can to answer those questions in the affirmative.

Section two of the book, the Message, was a good reminder of what the gospel is and patrik it needs to be preached. Books by Darrin Patrick. Trust God to maintain the ministry in your absence. Patrick lays out the book in three sections: It must be comprehensive. But it is Jesus, the sinless one, who dies in our place for our sins. Xhurch discusses Pastoral ministry and the pitfalls that occur along the way. This is an excellent book that should be read by anyone in Christian ministry, and I fear that the title will prevent many people from considering picking up a book that should have a much broader audience than the name suggests.

These chapters were very convicting in terms of my own journey working as a missions worker with university students, but also as someone who has darfin trying to better understand how we do church and we may better reach a post-modern western culture.

In a day where the gospel is watered down, Patrick has kept it unfiltered by human sensibilities. This section represents well what the resurgence of gospel centrality looks like among the younger generation of evangelicals, and those looking for a concise yet profound summary of the nature of the gospel will be encouraged by what they find in this book. This involves examining every aspect of the text being preached and the truth being explained through the eyes of those who are listening to that truth.


I begged God to renew my heart and mind with a vision plantee our city that was pagrick like Christ’s. Jesus is the true chruch better Adam who passed the test in the garden and whose obedience is imputed to us.

Church Planter by Darrin Patrick (Review)

And certain chapters are worth copying and getting everyone in your church leadership to read esp chapter 3 – the best succinct exegesis of Biblical texts on qualifications for church leaders I have read. Preview — Church Planter by Darrin Patrick. And even come back to for correcting myself! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Pastors, elders, and all church members must be active in noticing and affirming gifting and calling in the members of the church.

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Pastoral ministry requires dogged, unyielding determination, dxrrin determination can only come from one source—God himself. The chapters in “The Man” section are a good biblical expounding on what the Bible says a leader in the church should be. Jesus is the true and better Moses who stands in the gap between the people and the Lord and who mediates a new covenant. I will say, that the idea of “mission” is the one area that all churches, or fellowships and denominations will differ in opinion.

From the beginning of sacred Scripture Gen. The meat of the plxnter is divided up into three sections like a three point sermon”The Man”, “The Message”, and “The Mission”.

Ddarrin 17, Aaron rated it really liked it. I can attest firsthand that he is the real deal, and this book is a tremendous offering from his life born out of his own gospel labors.