Church Planting


Our Vision

For the last number of years, the NAB has committed itself, as a community of 400 churches in Canada and the US, to a missional and formational movement. We are leaders, churches, and international partners formed in the image of Christ and joining with God in His missionary work to reconcile all creation back to Himself. As the Father sent the Son, the Son sends the Spirit, and the Spirit now sends us – the church.

To that end, church multiplication is the natural overflow of a people formed in Christ’s image and joining His mission. We are working hard to create a church planting movement that multiplies the way of Jesus in neighborhoods, rural counties, cities, and suburbs in an ongoing demonstration that the life found in Christ is the best of all possible lives.

This is what we seek to multiply. How is God nudging you to join us?

Network Partners

To assist us in creating the most robust system of recruitment, assessment, training, and support, we have sought out influential church planting networks in North America.

In the US, Excel Leadership Network provides assistance with recruitment, assessment (which they call discovery), and ongoing support of church planters post-launch through regional connection events and conferences.

Connection Event Training, Moving from Maintenance to Multiplication

If you recently met with Stu or heard him speak, you can find his notes by clicking the button below.

Training Notes

Connection Event Training, Planting a Church Without Losing Your Soul

If you recently met with Stu or heard him speak, you can find his notes by clicking the button below.

Training Notes

Upcoming Events

If you are interested in more information about any of these events, connect with your regional minister or Stu Streeter.

Events:

  • Assessment
    Sacramento, CA, July 29-31, 2019
  • Excel Leadership Network Connection Event
    Dallas, TX, August 27
  • Assessment
    Cincinnati, OH, September 30-Oct 2, 2019
  • Exponential Regional Conference
    Bay Area, CA, Oct 21-22
  • Exponential Regional Conference
    Houston, TX, Oct 23-24, 2019
  • Exponential Regional Conference
    Chicago, IL, Nov 5-6
  • Exponential National Church Planting Conference
    Orlando, FL, Mar 2-5 2020
  • Multiply Church Planting Conference
    Vancouver, BC, October 6-8, 2020

 

Find out more

To get to know more about our approach and about Stu Streeter, the church planting leader, read some of the blogs below.

Ready to take your next steps?

Talk with your Regional Minister or contact Stu Streeter to open the discussions; no one should walk this road alone. We are excited to carry this with you!

New Campus Launch

by: Stu Streeter

Recently, Stu Streeter spent a few days in Medina, Ohio, with the team from Heartland Community Church as they prepared to multiply the reach…

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Engaging Church Planters in International Missions

by: Stu Streeter

John was looking at the prospect of planting a new church in an under-served region of Sacramento; his church would be designed from the ground up.

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Four Attributes of a Planter in the Making

by: Stu Streeter

What are the attributes or experiences you could look for as precursors to a conversation with a leader about exploring church planting?

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