Church planting

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.  (Matthew 28:19-20)

Our church sent a team off to a nearby city to plant another church earlier this year.  My brother Ben, sister-in-law Megan, and their sweet baby Emma went with the team.  Family is very, very important to me, and it was hard to say goodbye to the visits we enjoyed every single Sunday when they lived close by and attended Cedarcreek with us.  Instead of licking our wounds, we pulled out our checkbook and got behind the project financially.  It helped a bit.  These photos are for our church family that is "planting" this church - Coulee Rock in Lacrosse, WI - with us.

A panoramic view of the sanctuary (above) and exterior of the church (below).  Click on the photos to enlarge them.

If you have questions about the church planting process and it's purpose, click to read Tim Keller's answers here.