Category Archives: Church-Planting

How is God at work in your life, in your church and in your community?

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based) Lately, I have been reading and reflecting on Nehemiah’s life and ministry. Nehemiah began his mission with self-reflection, repentance, and confession of sins (Nehemiah 1:4-11). The wellbeing of the city was … Continue reading

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It is an organism, not just an organization

     by Byron Pellecer, WDC Associate Conference Minister (Texas Based) Contrary to popular belief, through the work and presence of the Holy Spirit, God can plant, replant, revive, refresh, renew and recommission the church. Christ’s Spirit is real, not just … Continue reading

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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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