Church Planting

Spirit-Empowered, Multi-Ethnic, Planting

A Video from the 2018 BCSPasCon

Jarvis Williams has served as an Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary since 2013. He speaks in this video about the importance of spirit-empowered multi-ethnic church planting. Williams’s research focuses on soteriology (broadly defined) in Second Temple Judaism and the intersection of soteriology and race. 

Speaker: Jarvis Williams

Ministry Opportunities

A video from the 2018 BCSPasCon

Gregg is the Lead Pastor of Celebration Community Church of Celebration, Florida.  Previously, he had planted Faith Community Church of Hudson, Wisconsin and served as its pastor for 21 years. He and his wife, Heidi, grew up in Faribault, Minnesota and have been married 35 years.  They have three children and three grandchildren. Gregg has a BA in business and theology (Bethel College, 1981) and a MDiv (Bethel Theological Seminary, 1985).  He has served as youth pastor, adjunct preaching professor, church planting coach, and Chief Learning Officer.

Speaker: Greg Heinsch

Team Leadership and Church Planting

A Video from the 2017 BCS PasCon

Joe Rigney serves as Assistant Professor of Theology and Christian Worldview at Bethlehem College & Seminary, where he teaches Bible, theology, history, philosophy, history, and Jonathan Edwards. When he’s not teaching college and seminary students, he spends time enjoying his lovely wife, laughing with his two sons, reading medieval theology, playing flag football, and eating fish tacos. He is the author of Live Like a Narnian: Christian Discipleship in Lewis’s Chronicles and The Things of Earth: Treasuring God by Enjoying His Gifts.
Speaker: Joe Rigney