Category Archives: Church-Planting

Wait for the Wind

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Wait for the wind to blow, then allow this wind to take you. While living in Florida I often went to Biscayne Bay for a walk, meditation or to enjoy the … Continue reading

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The Community of the Spirit

by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister Throughout time, I realized that the Church is a guest in the community that it seeks to reach. It is also challenged to know this community and its reality to proclaim in a … Continue reading

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Church Planting Guidelines

Church Planting Guidelines  

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A Witnessing and Multicultural Experience

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) As I visit our established and emerging congregations in Western District Conference, I find myself praying a simple, respectful, and honest prayer: “LORD, help me to see you at work in this … Continue reading

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Led by the Spirit

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Whether an area conference or an established congregation is planning to start new churches, or working on church revitalization or church growth, I believe that either approach requires us to be … Continue reading

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A Get Together in my House

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) After a long day of traveling, I needed to stop by a grocery store and purchase some food. Right next to the black beans aisle there was Hector, a store employee … Continue reading

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A Natural Activity of Every Healthy Church

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) I am a passionate believer in church multiplication and church planting, whether the church uses the attractional or the missional model. However, in terms of effectiveness, going to the community is best, … Continue reading

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Rediscovering public places! (Luke 10:1-12)

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) To lay a clear foundation for Missional Church, is to affirm that the Father sent Jesus, the Son sent the Holy Spirit and this Triune God has sent the Church. Brisco in … Continue reading

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Are You the One?

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Contrary to the idea that the “Church” is vanishing, I believe that evangelism plays a key role in church planting and church growth, they both contribute to the revitalization of the church. … Continue reading

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It all starts with a prayer…

     by Byron Pellecer, Associate Conference Minister, Texas-Based What is the first thing you do when you plant a church? Allow me to share a quick snapshot about church planting in relation to the personal and factual questions at hand. … Continue reading

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