The Author

Ross Lester is a campus pastor and elder at The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, Texas. He previously served as lead pastor of Bryanston Bible Church and network director of Acts 29 Southern Africa. He is part of the network leadership team for Acts 29 Emerging Regions. Ross is married to Sue, and they have two children. He occasionally blogs at You can follow him on Twitter.

Why Your Church Should Invest in Church Planting Now

If you care about the Great Commission, you will care about planting churches. That’s how it’s accomplished.

Growing in Grace Requires Grace

In this sermon on 2 Peter 1:1–11, Ross Lester

Ministry Is Not a Place to ‘Find Yourself’

Church planting ought to be one of the most

What I’ve Learned as a Suburban Church Planter

We tend to think the best way to engage