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With a wealth of dynamic information regarding the people of his city, Pastor AJ Swoboda, of the Foursquare Church tradition, writes a compelling chapter on planting a church in the unique place of Portland, Oregon. Beginning in their living room, AJ's family pursued God's initiatives by meeting people in a local coffee shop. In three years they have missionally joined God in creating an expression of faith that fits the unique people of Portland. If you are interested in bivocational ministry or how your academic background can equip you for church planting, please continue to read.


Taken from Starting Missional Churches edited by Mark Branson and Nicholas Warnes. Copyright (c) 2014 by edited by Mark Branson and Nicholas Warnes. Used by permission of InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA.