The Author

Doug Ponder is one of the founding pastors of Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia, where he serves as pastor for teaching and training. He’s also the Church Planting channel content editor for the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Doug and his wife, Jess, have three boys and a fourth on the way. You can follow him on Twitter.

Church Planting Is Not Just About Evangelism

Church planting has a ‘before,’ ‘during,’ and ‘after’—and all three phases present unique occasions for discipleship.