Photo from Story Church.
OAKLAND, Calif. (BP) -- Church planting missionaries expect obstacles when launching new ministries in parts of North America that need Gospel-proclaiming churches. For the "class of 2019" Southern Baptist church plants that launched last year, persisting in the face of a global pandemic was not something they could have planned for.
"What looked like a challenge became an opportunity," said Akeem Smith, lead church planter of Storyline Church in Oakland, Calif., about facing the hurdles created by COVID-19. Read More