Today, I spoke with Ryan Carrell, founding pastor of the Southeast Project, a church on the southeast side of Indianapolis. I tried for two weeks to connect with Ryan to hear about their recent 3-year anniversary. As a church planter in a portable church, he has many irons in the fire. When I finally caught him, he so honestly shared some of what was keeping him busy—he was releasing Southeast.
We have entered the consultation stage with the three churches that you are supporting through the HGC Scholarship. This past weekend, we took a team to Cookeville, TN to Friendship Church. Take minute to view the video and meet the team!
40 Days of Prayer for New Life Family Church
Founded in a store front 1922 in Kansas City, Kansas, New Life Church has a long history. From the first building in 1927 to expansions in the 1990’s, they have been working to reach out into their community. However, over time, the congregation has seen a decline in attendance and has hit some tough patches.
Meeting with the Elders at Friendship Church
When I asked the Elders why they do it when so many other churches in their tribe were choosing slow death, they looked at me kind of confused. They said they didn’t want the church to close and wanted the church to reach their kids and grandkids. They didn’t have any other choice…