The Value of Church Plants

Despite sitting in the middle of the Bible Belt where churches are in abundance, more than half of Alabama’s population is still unchurched, according to Lamar Duke, lead church planting strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions.

Duke and church planter David Bradford, pastor of Celebration Church, Hoover, are guests on this week’s TAB News. They share with TAB News co-hosts Jennifer Rash and Debbie Campbell about the importance of starting new churches and some ideas for how to ensure they are successful.

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Following the 28-minute interview, TAB staff members and correspondents will present an audio digest of this week’s issue including news, features, Dr. Batson’s Theology 101 column and Sunday School commentaries.

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